[Haskell-cafe] Automatic parallelism in Haskell, similar to "make -j4"?

Bulat Ziganshin bulat.ziganshin at gmail.com
Sun Nov 2 18:44:40 EST 2008

Hello T,

Monday, November 3, 2008, 2:28:08 AM, you wrote:

> What would it take to implement a -j equivalent for, say, GHC?  Or if
> this is not possible, what is wrong with my reasoning?

problem is that make have rather large pices of work which it can run
parallel. if ghc will try to parallel every machine operation, it will
pend more time maintaining these jobs. 'par' is just the way to tell
GHC "this part of job is large enough"

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

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