[PD] SMP Questions

Robert Scott lists at humanleg.org.uk
Wed Aug 22 01:34:53 CEST 2007

On Tuesday 21 August 2007 22:25, Tim Blechmann wrote:
> i somehow doubt, that i would make sense to use a jackdmp-style
> multicore scheduling algorithm for a max/pd/nova dsp graph, which can
> easily contain thousands of nodes (jack graphs are usually rather
> small), because of the scheduling overhead ...
> however, i was thinking about ways to implement a hybrid system with
> automatic segmentation of the dsp graph into parallel dsp chains that
> can be scheduled with a dataflow algorithm ... but it would require lots
> of performance tests to tweak the heuristics of the graph
> segmentation ... for now, i had neither time nor funding ... (but maybe
> it is an interesting topic for my master thesis?)

Have you considered delegating these worries to something along the lines of 
threadweaver, which is designed for just this?



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