[PD] pd and multi-core processors
jaime.oliver2 at gmail.com
Sat Apr 17 01:27:14 CEST 2010
On Fri, Apr 16, 2010 at 4:03 PM, Mathieu Bouchard <matju at artengine.ca>wrote:
> On Fri, 16 Apr 2010, Jaime Oliver wrote:
> What do you mean by "some threading". I am particularly interested in the
>> input modules (cameras),
> pthread is used in [pix_film], [pix_image], [pix_movie], and also in the
> V4L, V4L2 and DV4L modules of [pix_video]. Pthreads may also be used
> implicitly by some other classes or modules that I don't know about.
> If there were multithreading happening, would pd's loadmeter know about
>> it? that is, let's say two cpu's are being used at 100%, but on separate
>> threads, what would pd's loadmeter would show (100% or 200%)?
> No idea. This depends on the times() function of POSIX, but I don't know
> how it works relatively to pthread. I don't know whether that is defined.
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