[fpc-devel] Parallel Computing

Daniël Mantione daniel.mantione at freepascal.org
Tue Nov 4 09:22:54 CET 2008

Op Tue, 4 Nov 2008, schreef Michael Schnell:

> 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 support).

That's too optimistic. If you want to have good multicore scaling you are 
lost with OpenMP. As Peter Popov said, good multicore scaling usually 
involves partitioning your problem. And by the way, FPC is much more 
suitable for low-level programming than GCC :)


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