Subject: Re: [boost] [parallel_sort] Proposal
From: Edouard A. (edouard_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-02-02 14:02:34
> > Howdy,
> > If you don't care to customize, no problem! Just write:
> > parallel_sort<2>(v.begin(), v.end()); // sort with 2 threads
> Does templating on the number of threads produce a large gain, as
> opposed to making it a run-time option? Having to compile separate
> executables for different numbers of cores seems a bit limiting.
You can write a runtime wrapper if needed:
parallel_runtime(Iterator first, Iterator last, int threads)
I haven't benchmarked against a runtime option, I did a template parameter
as it felt more natural to me to make this a compile time parameter rather
than a runtime parameter.
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