[PD] plans for Pd 0.48

Thomas Grill gr at grrrr.org
Mon Jan 2 19:58:50 CET 2017

Hi Miller,
just as a reminder
> 1.  Make a stab at making Pdlib callable from multiple threads.  There's a
> suggestion from Peter Brinkmann in which gensym() (and I presume by
> extension, pd_bind() etc) would be protected by a lock.  I have an alternative
> idea I'd like to float; I'll do this in a separate message to follow.

the devel_0_39 branch had a contribution by Tim Blechmann, where gensym access to existing symbols was thread-safe - the lock was only necessary for the creation of new symbols.
As far as i know, there should be lock-free/wait-free hash tables available in the meantime.

best, Thomas

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