[GiNaC-list] multithreading

Alexei Sheplyakov alexei.sheplyakov at gmail.com
Mon Aug 23 15:51:51 CEST 2010


On Mon, Aug 23, 2010 at 01:18:11PM +0200, Kraus Philipp wrote:
> I have declared a GiNaC::parser l_parser; in a class method which is
> called in a multithread.

GiNaC is not thread safe, this is documented in the manual.

> When will be ginac thread safe and is there such a thing?

There are no plans to make GiNaC thread safe. Parallel versions of symbolic
algorithms are not much faster (and sometimes even slower) than their
sequential counterparts. So why bother?

Best regards,

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