[Haskell-cafe] Parallelism on concurrent?

Bjorn Bringert bringert at cs.chalmers.se
Wed Mar 14 04:49:28 EDT 2007

On Mar 13, 2007, at 17:26 , 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

There's a bit more Haddock for Control.Parallel.Strategies in the  
current darcs version:


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