Intel® Threading Building Blocks

OS X library install_name, current_version and compatibility_version

The dynamic libraries that tbb builds on OS X are missing the install_name, current_version and compatibility_version. These should be specified at build time. (Where you already use the -dynamiclib flag, add the -install_name, -current_version and -compatibility_version flags with the appropriate values.) The install_name should be the absolute path where the library will be found after installation. For example, if libtbb.dylib will ultimately be installed at /usr/local/lib/libtbb.dylib, then at build time its install_name should be set to /usr/local/lib/libtbb.dylib.

Intel(R) TBB 4.2 update 3 is released and available for download

Changes (w.r.t. Intel TBB 4.2 Update 2):

  • Added support for Microsoft* Visual Studio* 2013.
  • Improved Microsoft* PPL-compatible form of parallel_for for better support of auto-vectorization.
  • Added a new example for cancellation and reset in the flow graph: Kohonen self-organizing map (examples/graph/som).
  • Various improvements in source code, tests, and makefiles.

Bugs fixed:


Intel® Threading Building Blocks (Intel® TBB) is a runtime-based parallel programming model for C++ code that uses threads. It consists of a template-based runtime library to help you harness the latent performance of multicore processors. Use Intel® Threading Building Blocks to write scalable applications that:

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Intel® Threading Building Blocks is compatible with the GCC* and Microsoft compilers. This section assumes that you are using the Intel® C++ Compiler. You can use the GCC or Microsoft C++ compilers interchangeably in the directions given below.

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