[fpc-devel] Parallel Computing

Michael Schnell mschnell at lumino.de
Tue Nov 4 09:09:23 CET 2008

> However, as you point out there is no free lunch, parallelization of 
> software is complex.
Of course you are right.

But providing a starting point to the application programmer (like GNU C 
does with the basic OpenMP pragma stuff ) would help to do a first step, 
that - depending on the problem to be solved - might only result in a 
very small or no improvement, but maybe can encourage the application 
programmer to to a deeper analysis and enhance his software 
appropriately (if the language constructs provided are tunable 


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