[plt-scheme] Re: threads and multicores

From: Robby Findler (robby at cs.uchicago.edu)
Date: Tue Jun 12 13:44:48 EDT 2007

Definitely no. Sorry I'm not more help... but John Reppy does have a
project in the works for multicores. Probably not something you can
use today, but you may wish to stay tuned there.


On 6/12/07, Prabhakar Ragde <plragde at uwaterloo.ca> wrote:
> I started teaching a simple implementation of uniprocessor threads
> (adapted from Reppy) in class today, and a student asked afterwards: "If
> I use MzScheme threads, can I get computations to run on different cores
> in my dual-core processor?" I said that I didn't know but that the
> answer was almost certainly no. Can I get a definitive ruling? Assuming
> my answer is correct, does anyone know how something like this can be
> accomplished? He's running Windows and Linux, but I'd be interested in
> the answer for OS X as well. Many thanks. --PR
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