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Date: 2002-11-24 (23:14)
From: Vitaly Lugovsky <vsl@o...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Why systhreads?
On Sun, 24 Nov 2002, Dmitry Bely wrote:

> >> A simple, fundamental question: why is native-code threading done using
> >> system threads? Why isn't pure user-level scheduling used as with
> >> bytecode?
> >
> >  How will you manage SMP scheduling then?
> AFAIK Ocaml program cannot utilise SMP even with the native threads (due to
> the single master lock).

 I tried OCaml in a non memory-consuming numerical applications on SMP.
Seems to work well enough (100% load of all the processors).

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