I came across a very interesting blog post as I was perusing the Net last night. Bob Warfield, who writes the SmoothSpan Blog, which focuses primarily on SaaS and Web 2.0, posted a very interesting blog titled "Apple, MacWorld, User Experience, and the Multicore Crisis".
You may have noticed some recent changes and additions to the Threading Building Blocks site in the past month or so. But in case you haven't seen everything new, I'll point out some of the changes in this post.
TBB open source documentation
aptpackage manager to install the libtbb2 and tbb-examples packages on my Debian 4.0 (Etch) machine. When I attempted to
makethe examples, error messages were displayed, including missing *.h include file messages.
In my last post, "Threading Building Blocks Debian Linux Packages", I successfully added Debian TBB package maintainer Roberto Sanchez's personal Debian Etch package site to my /etc/apt/sources.list on my Debian 4.0 (Etch) system. One more step was necessary in order for me to be able to actually access Roberto's packages:
When will multithreaded apps begin to dominate the marketplace?
The response options (and results) were:
- 30 % (43 votes) - In a year or two
make: ias: Command not found
there is probably a solution available.
iascommand is attempting to invoke the Itanium Assembler program, to build the assembler portion of TBB. For Itanium processors, TBB has a unique set of code that is built in assembly.