On 11/03/12 19:46, Robert Miles wrote:
> On Friday, November 2, 2012 8:52:55 PM UTC-5, Ian Collins wrote:I still see this as a problem for the work unit rather than a threading
>> On 10/30/12 19:49, Robert Miles wrote:
>>> On Monday, October 29, 2012 11:35:14 AM UTC-5, Lucas Levrel wrote:
>>>> If it already uses Pthreads and compiles on these platforms, where's the
>> Please trim your lines and tidy up the mess google makes of your replies!
>>> There's no desire to have it run only on platforms that can run for a
>> Applications like BOINC typically dish out units of work to client
>> Saving state part way through a work unit probably isn't worth while.
>> Make your "checkpoints" the completion of a work unit.
> There's no good division of the process to allow the many of the workunits to
one. Surly it would be easier for the work unit to know when would be a
good time to dump its state rather than rely on an application wide
mechanism? If the computations use multiple threads, each thread could
save its own state.
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