From: Alex Besogonov (cyberax_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-05-15 00:40:30
I'm thinking to add parallel execution support to BJam other than
parallel actions execution.
Something like this:
process_id = [ FORK ] ;
if process_id = 0
#We're inside the child process
TELL [ GET_PARENT ] : "Hello, world!" ;
EXIT 0 ;
#We're still inside the parent
WAIT_FOR $(process_id) ;
message = [ GET_MESSAGE $(process_id) ] ;
ECHO $(message) ; #Should print 'Hello, world!'
All 'forking' will be done logically inside the interpreter, so no
support from operating system will be necessary (threads/vfork will be
used in case they are available).
I think it can be useful to do building while constructing dependency
graph at the same time.
-- With respect, Alex Besogonov (cyberax_at_[hidden])
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