[Tutor] : Threads?

Kent Johnson kent37 at tds.net
Mon Oct 24 16:58:52 CEST 2005

Hugo González Monteverde wrote:
> I have done scripts for decompressing MP3 in the past. I normally follow 
> a fork() exec() subprocess scheme, and this helps me gain about 30% 
> improvement. I'm not an expert, but I have read that CPU time will be 
> better used by several processes than for just one, and while one 
> process is waiting for disk IO and the like, another can be number 
> crunching.
> I have some code, but I will have to look for it and then post it.

IIUC Orri is running on Windows and fork() is not supported there.


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