Changes between Version 29 and Version 30 of Status/April07


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May 1, 2007 7:57:57 AM (7 years ago)
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    147147   GC (http://hackage.haskell.org/trac/ghc/wiki/MotivationForParallelization). 
    148148   It works!  But alas, doing GC with two processors runs no faster than 
    149    with one!  (we do plan to investigate this further and find the source of 
    150    the bottleneck). 
     149   with one!  (We do plan to investigate this further and find the source of 
     150   the bottleneck.) 
    151151 
    152152Peng Li, from the University of Pennsylvania, spent an exciting 
    153153three months at Cambridge, working on a whole new architecture for 
    154154concurrency in GHC.  (If you don't know Peng you should read his 
    155 wonderful paper http://www.seas.upenn.edu/~lipeng/homepage/papers/lz07pldi.pdf 
     155wonderful paper [http://www.seas.upenn.edu/~lipeng/homepage/papers/lz07pldi.pdf Combining Events And Threads For Scalable Network Services] 
    156156on implementing a network protocol stack in 
    157157Haskell.)  At the moment GHC's has threads, scheduling, `forkIO`,