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[mkgmap-dev] Why does splitter limit the number of threads?

From Steve Ratcliffe steve at parabola.me.uk on Fri Nov 25 14:10:16 GMT 2011

On 25/11/11 12:57, GerdP wrote:
> Hello list,
> the current implementation limits the number of threads to the number of
> available cores.
> I changed the code to allow +2 threads. This results in a much better
> throughput on my dual core machine
> (e.g. germany.osm.pbf is 100 seconds or 17% faster) with r190 + patchv7.
> What could be the reason for this limit?

I've no idea. The restriction should be removed in my opinion.


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