[Cython] OpenMP support
sturla at molden.no
Tue Mar 8 20:24:51 CET 2011
Den 08.03.2011 20:13, skrev Francesc Alted:
> And another problem that should be taken in account is that MS Visual
> Studio does not offer OpenMP in the Express edition (the free, as in
> beer, one).
Which is why one should get the Windows 7 SDK instead :-)
> As I see this, if we could stick using just Python threads, that would
> be our best bet for having a good adoption of future Cython parallel
Yes, if they are there, we have threads. If they are not, we don't.
We don't need to assume anything about the platform, libraries, etc.
It's all taken care of by Python.
> In the case that we need dealing with a low-level C-API
> thread library, I'd use pthreads, with a possible light wrapper for
> using it from the Windows thread API on Windows machines.
pthreads are available on Windows as well.
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