C++ threads

Mark Bull


Source for this can be obtained from Github. Get a new copy with:

git clone https://github.com/EPCCed/2019-08-27-ModernCpp/

or update your existing one with

git pull

then you can

cd 2019-08-27-ModernCpp/exercises/threads

area.cpp contains a C++ version of the Mandelbrot example which you used in Threaded Programming.

Parallelise the outer loop of the main computation using C++ threads. Try using either a function pointer or a lambda expression.

Try different mechanisms for synchronising the update to the shared counter: a mutex, and lock guard or an atomic int.