[PD] [nbuntil]: an non-blocking [until] replacement

katja katjavetter at gmail.com
Mon Dec 17 16:46:17 CET 2012

On Mon, Dec 17, 2012 at 4:18 PM, katja <katjavetter at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 17, 2012 at 1:21 PM, Roman Haefeli <reduzent at gmail.com> wrote:
> ...
>> On Mon, 2012-12-17 at 11:56 +0100, katja wrote:
>>> Cool, with [nbuntil] the workload is even spread over the cores!
>> I don't think that [nbuntil] will help in making Pd use more than one
>> core. Since [nbuntil] is just an abstraction, everything run "below" it
>> is still part of the pd process/thread. For fully exploiting many cores,
>> real threading is needed, I suppose.
> You're right, your abstraction exploits threading which is already
> done. When running [nbuntil-help] on OSX, I notice CPU increase for
> both cores in Activity Monitor. But it is also the case with regular
> [until] in the patch.

Wait this is not a matter of threading of course, the process is just
switching between cores.


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