[squeak-dev] Re: The "correct" approach to multi-core systems.

Jason Johnson jason.johnson.081 at gmail.com
Sat Mar 22 20:27:06 UTC 2008

On Sun, Mar 2, 2008 at 10:47 PM, Andreas Raab <andreas.raab at gmx.de> wrote:
>  But that's exactly what Hydra does (thus my question). Hydra uses
>  separate object memories for (as you phrase it) "on OS-thread per
>  scheduler". Therefore it allows all the existing code to continue to run
>  with the current assumptions about threading (i.e., green threads only)
>  and requires new code to be explicit about the concurrency model it
>  assumes (i.e., channels for communication between the images).

Very cool, sounds like a nice project.  Sorry for not being
knowledgeable about it, but as I said, I wasn't speaking to Hydra at
all but rather answering someone's "in general" question with an "in
general" answer.  :)

Thanks for the information, I will definitely make a point to look into it.

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