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Re: Lilypond Speed

From: Han-Wen Nienhuys
Subject: Re: Lilypond Speed
Date: Tue, 1 Sep 2009 11:13:00 -0300

On Tue, Sep 1, 2009 at 10:52 AM, Michael David
Crawford<address@hidden> wrote:
> Peter Chubb wrote:
>> Han-Wen> More importantly: LilyPond is single-threaded, so the number
>> Han-Wen> of cores is irrelevant.
> While LilyPond may be single threaded, in general the underlying operating
> system is multithreaded.  It might be the case that a system call LilyPond
> depends on can get executed in a multithreaded way.

LilyPond almost does not interact with the OS except for reading and
writing a couple of files. It's CPU bound.

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