[fpc-devel] Parallel Computing

Florian Klaempfl florian at freepascal.org
Tue Nov 4 09:39:06 CET 2008

Michael Schnell schrieb:
>> If you want to have good multicore scaling you are lost with OpenMP.
> As I said, that is my POV, too.
> I did not start this discussion for preaching for OpenMP. In fact I know
> close to nothing about it. My starting point were the rather poor
> results for FPC in the "shootout" tests and "parallel" keyword you can
> use with "for" in the Oxygen/Prism Object Pascal language.
> I am not in a position to evaluate any implementation details, but I
> feel that not supporting parallelism as a language construct looks like
> a shortcoming of FPC's and so I think there might be room for improvement.

Moving things in the language without a notable advantage which can be
solved by a library is not a good thing.

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