[Pharo-project] Multi-core Pharo?

Keith Hodges keith_hodges at yahoo.co.uk
Wed Dec 17 09:03:29 EST 2008


Oscar Nierstrasz wrote:
> Hi folks,
>
> Has anyone looked at the Qwac Hydra stuff?
>
> http://www.qwaq.com/HydraVM/
>
> http://lists.squeakfoundation.org/pipermail/squeak-dev/2008-February/125719.html
>
> There was quite a lot of discussion on squeak-dev ast February, but  
> not much since then.
>
> I would really love to see a multi-core Pharo.  If someone has an idea  
> how this could be done, I would be interested to learn more.  I think  
> getting Pharo to exploit multi-cores could be a big selling point in  
> the future ...
>
> - on
>   
Why would such a project be restricted to Pharo?

One very easy starting point would be to take SakeTasks and write an
extension that analyses dependencies to see what could be done in
parallel, and organise delegation of tasks to other processes.

cheers

Keith




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