[plt-scheme] Threads in PLT

From: Matt Jadud (jadudm at gmail.com)
Date: Thu Jan 31 10:21:56 EST 2008

On Jan 31, 2008 6:32 AM, McCarthyism <mccarthyjames at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi, as a newb to using PLT I'm having trouble finding out if native
> threads are supported, or for example if I have a machine with more
> than 1 core, can I make use of the other cores using threads?

As of the 37x series, they were not. That is, calls to (thread ...) do
not spawn native threads. I do not know if the 4xx series will
introduce native threads. I can imagine that reducing the amount of
mutability in the native structures and data types might be steps in
this direction, but that's just blind speculation---and I can't
remember from various things I've read if they're anywhere on the


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