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From: Richard Jones <>
To: Jason Ganetsky <>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Re: Multiprocessor support in OCaml
Date: Mon, 23 Apr 2007 09:10:02 +0100
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In-Reply-To: <>

On 4/22/07, Jason Ganetsky <> wrote:
>Well, the solution I'm going for now is to load all my data up, call
>Gc.Compact(), and then fork off child processes. The workload that I'm
>parallelizing is read-only... so I think this will work well with Linux
>copy-on-write forking.

You might also want to look at the Ancient library
( which will allow you to share
data read-only between unrelated processes, backed by a file.


Richard Jones
Red Hat

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Thread overview: 9+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2007-04-22  7:42 Jason Ganetsky
2007-04-22  8:44 ` [Caml-list] " Richard Jones
2007-04-22 10:30 ` Xavier Leroy
2007-04-22 11:55   ` Don Syme
2007-04-22 10:58 ` Erik de Castro Lopo
2007-04-22 13:29   ` Jon Harrop
2007-04-22 17:31 ` Zheng Li
     [not found]   ` <>
2007-04-22 17:52     ` [Caml-list] " Jason Ganetsky
2007-04-23  8:10       ` Richard Jones [this message]

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