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- Subject: Re: LuaJIT-2 shootout performance one-core versus quad-core
- From: Mike Pall <mikelu-0911@...>
- Date: Tue, 3 Nov 2009 13:08:17 +0100
Leo Razoumov wrote:
> Is there any hope that LuaJIT will use multi-threading? After all, it
> traces the execution and knows at run-time what paths are parallel.
Auto-parallelization has been tried for the last fourty years
with, umm, mixed results. Almost all of the benchmarks on the
shootout are manually parallelized (e.g. using OpenMP). But this
is tedious. Also, parallel != concurrent.
This is a wide field. No easy solution in sight.