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Re: [gnugo-devel] GNU Go as an oracle

From: Andrew Derrick Balsa
Subject: Re: [gnugo-devel] GNU Go as an oracle
Date: Fri, 15 Nov 2002 18:35:30 +0000
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On Thursday 07 November 2002 16:30, Dave Denholm wrote:
> > > pthreads is the posix threads package. There are various
> > > implementations for linux and win32, so that would probably be the most
> > > portable approach. And of course solaris, hpux, aix etc offer pthreads.
> > > Don't know about macos.
> > >
> More interesting is a set of API's portable across unix and non-unix
> operating systems.

As you mentioned above, there are POSIX threads libraries for most, if not all 
Unixes, and also for Win32. 

Perhaps the only way to make Dan's oracle patch portable, is to reimplement it 
with POSIX threads. On SMP machines this would allow GNU Go to run in a truly 
parallel way, on most platforms.

Andrew D. Balsa

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