[Haskell-cafe] Parallelism on concurrent?

Jefferson Heard jeff at renci.org
Tue Mar 13 12:46:51 EDT 2007

Simon will probably chime in on it as well, but his paper on the subject is 
the best there is:  


If you have questions about the paper, I'd be happy to help, too.  I worked 
through it myself fairly recently.

-- Jeff

On Tuesday 13 March 2007 12:26, Dusan Kolar wrote:
> Hello all,
>   I'm googling around haskell.org to get some deeper knowledge about
> Control.Parallel.Strategies than it is presented on
> http://www.haskell.org/ghc/docs/latest/html/libraries/base/Control-Parallel
>-Strategies.html BTW, could someone point me to some more deeper doc. about
> it?
>   During googling I've discovered that since GHC 6.6, par, forkIO, and
> forkOS should make the stuff run in parallel if I have more than one CPU
> core. Is that right? I think not, because on my machine only par makes
> the things run in parallel and only during the computation (GC runs in a
> single thread). If it should work, how can I verify that my installation
> is correct? If it should not work, will it be working someday?
>   Thanks for your patience, responses, and tips
>     Dusan
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