[fpc-devel] Parallel Computing
mschnell at lumino.de
Tue Nov 4 09:18:24 CET 2008
> Each tool simply has its place and usage ;-) , so does OpenMP . That
> does not mean that it is the magic wand for solving MT, it is just
> another tool that we can use.
That is my POV, as well.
OpenMP seems to be a relatively quite easy "add-on" for compiler makers,
so the GCC people decided to tightly implement it. It seems helpful with
a number of common tasks.
If you want to have _really_ good optimization, have to solve a a really
complex or non-standard problem, you of course are lost with OpenMP and
need to use more appropriate methods. Supposedly will not use FPC here
but a more low-level programming language (like GCC without OpneMP
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