[plt-scheme] Threads in PLT

From: Matthew Flatt (mflatt at cs.utah.edu)
Date: Thu Jan 31 14:48:50 EST 2008

At Thu, 31 Jan 2008 10:21:56 -0500, "Matt Jadud" wrote:
> 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. 

That's still correct for v3.99.

> I do not know if the 4xx series will introduce native threads.

I doubt that Scheme threads will ever correspond to native threads, but
I hope we can support some form of mutiprocessing eventually.


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