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Re: Threaded Application Sequencing/Rendezvous

by moritz (Cardinal)
on Jul 11, 2012 at 16:13 UTC ( #981183=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Threaded Application Sequencing/Rendezvous

Such a system happens to be available in GNU make. You can control the number of commands executed in parallel with the -j option, so make -j4 would start at most 4 processes in parallel.

If you happen to have a good way to factor everything so that each step produces a file (and reads the files it depends on), this might be an elegant solution.

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Re^2: Threaded Application Sequencing/Rendezvous
by learnedbyerror (Scribe) on Jul 12, 2012 at 21:57 UTC

    Moritz, Thanks for the suggestion. I do like the simplicity of this. I am still trying to keep it all in perl; however, if I don't succeed, make is my first fallback.

    Thanks, lbe

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