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Re: [Chicken-users] Coming to Scheme from Python.

From: Steve Freitas
Subject: Re: [Chicken-users] Coming to Scheme from Python.
Date: Thu, 21 Sep 2006 01:00:51 -0700

On Wed, 2006-09-13 at 05:41 -0700, Kon Lovett wrote:

> Chicken doesn't support machine threading so w/ multi-processor/core  
> machines Chicken can only distribute a task via os processes. You may  
> want to review the Chicken mail archive for this topic.

I wonder if there's been any movement on porting Termite from Gambit to
Chicken. If you're willing to cast your problem in an Erlang-style
light, that could make for very high multicore performance indeed. Just
spawn some child processes and start tossin' your functions at them.


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