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From: Martin Simmons <martin <at> lispworks.com>
Subject: Re: Supported Linux Versions
Newsgroups: gmane.lisp.lispworks.general
Date: Friday 23rd December 2005 21:23:16 UTC (over 12 years ago)
>>>>> On Fri, 23 Dec 2005 12:39:10 +0100, Edi Weitz  said:

  Edi> On Mon, 19 Dec 2005 21:37:33 +0100, Edi Weitz 
wrote:

  >> So far, I /think/ we have the following situation.
  >> 
  >> Native threads, can employ more than one processor at the same time:
  >> --------------------------------------------------------------------
  >> 
  >> - Scieneer Common Lisp
  >> - OpenMCL
  >> - Armed Bear Common Lisp
  >> - SBCL (on Linux/x86)
  >> - Corman Lisp (???)
  >> 
  >> Native threads, but only one active Lisp thread:
  >> ------------------------------------------------
  >> 
  >> - AllegroCL (Windows)
  >> - LispWorks (Windows, OS X)
  >> 
  >> As a LispWorks customer I certainly wish that LispWorks moves up to
  >> the first group in version 5.0.  I think multi-processor or at least
  >> multi-core systems will be ubiquitous very soon.

  Edi> I have to revive this topic for a moment.

  Edi> Yesterday I was bitten by the fact that threads created by "foreign"
  Edi> code can't call back into Lisp.  I hope this is also something that
  Edi> would be history if LispWorks were fully SMP-capable.

We've fixed it for LW 5 to allow calls rom "foreign" threads in .exe too
(it's
not really related to SMP).

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