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Less performance on 16 core than on 4 ?!

Hi there,

I evaluated my cilk application using "taskset -c 0-(x-1) MYPROGRAM) to analyze scaling behavior.


I was very suprised to see, that the performances increases up to a number of cores but decreases afterwards.

for 2 Cores, I gain a speedup of 1,85. for 4, I gain 3.15. for 8 4.34 - but with 12 cores the performance drops down
to a speedup close to the speedup gained by 2 cores (1.99).
16 cores performe slightly better (2.11)

Exception when run project at debug mode using cilk_for

Dear all,

I have used cilk_plus to make parallel processing into my source code with visual studio 2008 IDE.

But when I build it at debug mode, the project throw an exception below:

"Run-Time Check Failure #0 - The value of ESP was not properly saved across a function call. This is usually a result of calling a function pointer declared with a different calling convention"

How can  I resolve it to make debug mode operated ?

Thanks of all,

Tam Nguyen


Cilk Tools error while loading shared libraries

I have successfully compiled cilkplus for gcc (4.8 branch) on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and compiled the example program fib on the cilkplus website.  I would like to run cilkview and cilkscreen on it, and so I downloaded cilk tools from the website as well.  However, when I try to run cilkview, I get the following error:

Cilkview: Generating scalability data
-t: error while loading shared libraries: -t: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

Internal compiler error 010101_239

Hi guys,

I condensed our project down to a piece of code that lets you reproduce the following issue.
When I compile this in Release configuration (Debug works), I get this compiler error:

1>------ Build started: Project: ng-gtest, Configuration: Release x64 ------
1> CilkTest.cpp
1>" : error : 010101_239
1> compilation aborted for General\CilkTest.cpp (code 4)
========== Build: 0 succeeded, 1 failed, 3 up-to-date, 0 skipped ==========

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