Merging threads

Andrew Whitworth wknight8111 at
Tue Sep 25 22:22:50 UTC 2012

The last big issue is one reporting by tadzik++ in nqp. I haven't had
a chance to dig into it myself, but I will try to get that resolved

--Andrew Whitworth

On Tue, Sep 25, 2012 at 5:27 PM, Jonathan "Duke" Leto <jonathan at> wrote:
> Howdy,
> So, it looks like rurban++ correctly fixed threads on g++ (as well as
> fixing a bug which went un-noticed because the code in question is not
> tested). Nicely done!
> As the next release manager, I would like to focus our energies on
> getting the threads branch properly documented, tested and merged by
> October 12th (a few days before the 4.9.0 stable release). If you have
> an itch to work on something Parrot-related but you don't quite know
> what to work on, hack on threads, please :)
> If you know of an issue on the threads branch, please notify the list
> and/or create a Github issue for it. If you have a little extra time,
> perhaps you can write some example code that shows off our threads
> implementation, or a benchmark showing how an algorithm can be sped up
> with threads. We also probably need some "high-level" introduction to
> our threads because I believe most of our docs for threads are at the
> "low" API level.
> It would also be nice to start working on a blog post for
> that announces that threads has been merged, why it is important and
> what people can do with it. Would somebody like to spearhead that
> effort?
> Duke
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