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Re: Can not indtsll octave parallel

From: mina adel
Subject: Re: Can not indtsll octave parallel
Date: Sat, 29 Oct 2016 11:09:52 -0700

Thank you for your reply
Is there any package to enable parallel programming with octave on windows?


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> On Oct 29, 2016, at 10:43 AM, Olaf Till <address@hidden> wrote:
>> On Sat, Oct 29, 2016 at 05:25:00AM +0000, mina adel wrote:
>> Hello All,
>> I am trying to install the Octave parallel library (using pkg install -forge 
>> -verbose parallel)  but I am getting the following error:
>> checking for socket in -lws2_32... no
>> configure: error: found winsock2.h but no corresponding library
>> I am using Windows 7. I also have the windows sdk installed.
>> Thanks in advanceMina
> Even if you get this error with the winsock library fixed, configure
> will probably fail for different reasons. There is probably no current
> Windows configuration, exept with cygwin, where the parallel package
> can be installed.
> The main reason is that even the functions for local parallel
> execution rely on the 'fork' method to create processes, which isn't
> available in Windows.
> Olaf
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