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From: Oliver Bandel <oliver@f...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] More cores
Zitat von Mikkel Fahnøe Jørgensen <mikkel@dvide.com>:

[...]
> I am not sure that a parallel GC is a sufficient solution either due
> to the high contention on memory, at least unless it provide some
> additional core affinity features. I believe some level of compiler
> support is needed in the not so distant future such that enough
> primitives are available to build powerful multi-core aware
> libraries.
> One approach could be micro heaps with core affinity and handle
> mutable memory specially.
[...]

Not especially for multicore, but for parallel programming,
this might be of interest:

  http://camlp3l.inria.fr/eng.htm


(To mention this by me also is recurrent, as the thread we are in...)


Ciao,
   Oliver


P.S.: During the last multicore discussion, I found that link,
      but had not tried OCamlp3l. Now I think I will have more
      time and motivation and it could be compiled and installed
      without any problems with OCaml 3.10.2.