ghci and ghc -threaded broken with pipes & forking
igloo at earth.li
Mon Mar 5 11:52:36 EST 2007
On Mon, Mar 05, 2007 at 10:23:53AM -0600, John Goerzen wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 05, 2007 at 03:20:05PM +0000, Ian Lynagh wrote:
> > > >From reading the docs, it sounds like forkIO keeps everything in a
> > > single OS thread/process. Doesn't this mean that a program that uses
> > > forkIO instead of forkOS loses out on SMP machines?
> > You can use e.g. +RTS -N2 to use 2 OS threads.
> That's rather ugly though, and doesn't "just work". With other
> languages, I could just use OS threads, and let the OS schedule, say, 15
> threads across 2 CPUs, or 4 CPUs, or however I may have.
You can set a default -Nn as described in
if that helps.
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