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Re: [RFC] build with OpenMP by default?

From: Susi Lehtola
Subject: Re: [RFC] build with OpenMP by default?
Date: Wed, 23 Apr 2014 10:49:43 +0300

On Wed, 23 Apr 2014 11:27:05 +0400
Dmitry Roshchin <address@hidden> wrote:

> On Tuesday 22 April 2014 09:31:11 Mike Miller wrote:
> > Is it time to build Octave with OpenMP by default? It looks to me like
> > it's been an "experimental" disabled-by-default option since the 3.4.0
> > release. It has been enabled in Debian and Ubuntu builds since 3.4.3
> > was released in late 2011 and I'm not aware of any negative
> > consequences.
> > 
> Not all octave-forge packages build with enabled OpenMP. At least:

The -fopenmp flag should be enabled in the octave-forge package builds
as well.

Still, talking about enabling OpenMP without anything in Octave that
actually uses OpenMP is pretty much senseless... First one would have
to implement parallellism, then test it and then talk about enabling it
as a default.
Susi Lehtola
Fedora Project Contributor

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