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Going deep into GCC 4.4 with Red Hat

Apr 30, 2009, 14:03 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sean Michael Kerner)

"Burke explained that, the significant feature in OpenMP version 3.0 is the concept of tasks. One can specify whole sections of their code as separate tasks that can be run in parallel. (OpenMP 3.0 specifications can be found here: http://www.openmp.org/mp-documents/spec30.pdf and a good overview of the OpenMP standard can be found here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Openmp).

""OpenMP allows programmers to more easily create efficient multi-threaded programs in C/C++," Burke explained. "With OpenMP 3.0 the user can explicitly section off code they wish to run in parallel"

"So what's next for GCC from Red Hat's point of view?

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