[Haskell-cafe] System threads?

Bulat Ziganshin bulat.ziganshin at gmail.com
Wed Sep 20 04:32:56 EDT 2006

Hello Lyle,

Wednesday, September 20, 2006, 6:45:47 AM, you wrote:

> separate CPUs. Either each thread needs to write to the same IO handle,

it's ok in GHC

> I'm working on Linux. What's the easiest way to accomplish this? Glasgow
> Parallel Haskell? Is there a Posix.Threads library? I understand that 
> Haskell threads (Control.Concurrent) all run in one system thread, so 
> would not take advantage of SMP.

ghc 6.6 uses SMP even for Haskell threads:


it's going to be released in a few days, you can also download current
RC versions

Best regards,
 Bulat                            mailto:Bulat.Ziganshin at gmail.com

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