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Computer languages cilk  +
Documentation note On line reference manual available from
Full description Cilk is designed for general purpose paralCilk is designed for general purpose parallel programming, but it is especially effective for exploiting dynamic asynchronous, parallelism. The current release runs on symmetric multiprocessor machines that support Posix threads, GNU make, and gcc. You can also run Cilk on uniprocessor machines, which is useful for development and debugging, although you won't get any parallel speedup. According to cilk, a programmer should structure a program to expose parallelism and exploit locality, leaving the runtime system to schedule the computation to run efficiently. Thus, the runtime system handles details like load balancing, paging, and communication protocols. Unlike other multithreaded languages, however, cilk is algorithmic in that the runtime system guarantees efficient and predictable performance.ees efficient and predictable performance.
Homepage URL  +
Interface command-line  +
Is GNU false  +
Keywords development  + , parallel  + , parallel processing  + , algorithms  + , cilk  +
Last review by Janet Casey +
Last review date 7 January 2008  +
License GPLv2orlater +
License verified by Janet Casey  +
License verified date 31 January 2001  +
Name cilk  +
Prerequisite description GNU make  + , GNU binutils  +
Prerequisite kind Required to build  + , Weak prerequisite  +
Real name Matteo Frigo  +
Related projects Cheap Threads + , Fftw +
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Resource audience Help  + , Bug Tracking  + , Developer  + , Support  +
Resource kind Mailing List Info/Archive  +
Revisionid 6,894  +
Revisiontimestamp 12 April 2011 10:26:35  +
Revisionuser User:WikiSysop +
Role Maintainer  +
Runs-on GNU/Linux  +
Short description Algorithmic language for multi-threaded parallel processing  +
Software-development programming-language  +
Submitted by Database conversion +
Submitted date 1 April 2011  +
Use software-development  +
User level none  +
Version comment 5.3.2 stable released 2002-05-18
Version date 18 May 2002  +
Version download  +
Version identifier 5.3.2  +
Version status stable  +
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