[Haskell-cafe] Processor availability

Sebastian Sylvan sylvan at student.chalmers.se
Thu Jan 22 18:45:01 EST 2009

2009/1/22 Louis Wasserman <wasserman.louis at gmail.com>

> How might I go about finding out how many processors are available in a
> concurrent GHC program?  I have some code I'd like to parallelize, but I
> don't want to spawn a separate (even lightweight) thread for each of
> thousands of minor tasks.

Consider using Contorl.Parallel.Strategies which allows you to spark of
lightweight jobs that get run on a pool of threads.

Sebastian Sylvan
UIN: 44640862
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