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lparallel-2.8.0 released

added broadcast-task — executes a given task inside each worker added kernel-worker-index — determine if the current thread is a worker thread, and if so, obtain its assigned index

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lparallel-2.7.0 released

added the ability to bind multiple values in plet, e.g. (plet ((x 1) ((y z) (values 2 3))) (+ x y z)) ;=> 6 added slet — serial/non-parallel let with the same syntax as plet for binding multiple values various … Continue reading

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lparallel-2.6.0 released

added a :timeout option to try-pop-queue and try-receive-result; this requires the latest version of bordeaux-threads (lparallel will still run with older versions of bordeaux-threads as long as the :timeout option is not used) optimizations to defpun optimizations from smaller generated … Continue reading

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Introducing lfarm

lfarm is a distributed version of lparallel which replaces worker threads with remote processes. For example lfarm:pmap will subdivide the input sequence(s), send the parts to remote machines for mapping, and then combine the results. Likewise lfarm:future wraps remote task … Continue reading

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lparallel-2.4.0 released

plet now exploits type declarations defpun*, defpun/type*, and psort* are now deprecated — instead use the unstarred versions and pass :use-caller t to make-kernel parallel compilation is now safe

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lparallel-2.3.0 released

make-queue and make-channel now accept a :fixed-capacity argument for limiting the number of elements stored make-queue now accepts an :initial-contents argument passing a single argument to make-queue or make-channel is deprecated; a &rest hack is present for backward compatibility added … Continue reading

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lparallel-2.2.0 released

exported types: kernel, channel, ptree added ptree-computed-p — query the computed state of a ptree node make-kernel now aborts cleanly when a worker fails to initialize, e.g. when make-thread fails or when a :context function aborts check-kernel now returns a … Continue reading

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