[Lazarus] parallel loop: was Threads in Lazarus code base

Vincent Snijders vincent.snijders at gmail.com
Wed Sep 15 16:36:36 CEST 2010

2010/9/15 Mattias Gärtner <nc-gaertnma at netcologne.de>:
> It's not that hard either.
> Parallel loops/procedures are not as important as some compiler vendors are
> saying, but implemented in the compiler they can save a lot of type work and
> allow to reduce some overhead. The alternative is to create an IDE plugin to
> parallelize a loop as described here
> http://wiki.lazarus.freepascal.org/Parallel_procedures#Example:_Parallel_loop

I wonder if the examples can be made more type safe by using the "is
nested" syntax that is new in fpc 2.5.1. Google didn't find any docs
about it. Is it available in mode objfpc or just in mode macpas?


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