[Haskell-cafe] Dynamic thread management?

Donald Bruce Stewart dons at cse.unsw.edu.au
Fri Aug 10 01:01:39 EDT 2007

>    Haskell/FP seems to have solved the hardest bit of
>    threading, which is making it obvious which bits of a
>    program are parallelizable, and which are not.
>    Remains to actually parallelize out the programs.  Am I
>    being naive or is this trivial?

>    Is there some reason why we cant just start a function
>    running in a single thread, whilst running profiling, then
>    after a while we check which bits of the function are taking
>    time to run, and are parellizable, and we parallelize those
>    out?

Perhaps have a look at this new paper:

    "Feedback directed implicit parallelism in Haskell"

-- Don

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