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From: Andres Varon <avaron@g...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Re: Portable Ocaml multiprocessing?

On Jan 28, 2009, at 5:35 PM, Sylvain Le Gall wrote:

> On 28-01-2009, Dmitry Bely <dmitry.bely@gmail.com> wrote:
>> There are numerous environments/libraries that support process-based
>> Ocaml multiprocessing: jocaml, OCamlP3l, OcamlMPI (and probably
>> others). Do I get it right that all of them are Unix-only?
>>
>
> jocaml and ocamlp3l seems indeed unix only. I think however that there
> is no reason that MPI cannot be used on Windows (I assume this is your
> question). Maybe it will require some additional work.

OcamlMPI in windows works fine. I have distributed software using  
mpich2 for that platform with no problem, and the same code runs in OS  
X, Linux, and Windows workstations, as well as clusters using a  
variety of operating systems. Very portable.

Andres

>
>
> Regards,
> Sylvain Le Gall
>
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