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Statement of intent to split HPX into multiple independently developed libraries

In July the HPX project management committee (PMC) proposed to split HPX into two or more separate libraries, with separate repositories. There was a vote on the topic on the hpx-users mailing list. Four out of five PMC members voted +1 (agree with the proposal and willing to help to realize it), and one voted […]

HPX 1.7.1 released

We have released HPX 1.7.1 to fix minor problems found after the 1.7.0. This patch release fixes a bug in the internals of actions, adds a version check to the new Asio dependency, and slightly improves the performance of spinlocks among other minor changes. Importantly, the experimental hpx::execution::simdpar execution policy introduced in 1.7.0 was renamed […]

CPPCast Episode: HPX and DLA Future

CppCast, hosted by Jason Turner and JeanHeyd Meneide, is the first podcast for C++ developers by C++ developers. Since 2015 CppCast has been having conversations with C++ conference speakers, library authors, writers, ISO committee members and more. Hartmut Kaiser and Mikael Simberg of the STE||AR Group joined Jason and JeanHeyd for a podcast episode recently. […]

HPX 1.7.0 released

The STE||AR Group is proud to announce the release of HPX 1.7.0! This release continues the focus on C++20 conformance in our parallel algorithms, with many new algorithms becoming customization points and others receiving ranges versions. We’ve also added experimental support for using the new GCC’s SIMD data types with our parallel algorithms to go […]

GSoC Coding Period Starts for Students!

STE||AR Group’s 2021 Google Summer of Code has begun! The coding period starts now for the 2 students selected this year to be funded by Google to work on projects for our group. For those unfamiliar with the program, the Google Summer of Code brings together ambitious students from around the world with open source […]

HPX’s Season of Docs 2021

By Rachitt Shah HPX was recently selected to be part of Google’s Season of Docs (GSoD), a program designed to improve the documentation of open source software, as well as being a Google Summer of Code organization. GSoD aims to cover and create the documentation gaps faced by organizations due to various reasons, alongside giving technical writers […]

HPX 1.6.0 released!

The STE||AR Group is proud to announce the release of HPX 1.6.0! HPX is an implementation of the C++ standard library for parallelism and concurrency on an efficient user-level threading runtime, with extensions for distributed computing. This release continues the focus on C++20 conformance with multiple new algorithms adapted to be C++20 conformant and becoming […]

HPX 1.6.0 release candidate 2

The second release candidate of HPX 1.6.0 is now available: https://github.com/STEllAR-GROUP/hpx/releases/tag/1.6.0-rc2. Compared to the first release candidate we have adapted hpx::remove/remove_if to C++20, fixed compilation with C++20, fixed environment handling and hwloc behaviour on FreeBSD, and adjusted the CMake options for enabling CUDA/HIP support. For users of the resource partitioner we have introduced a minor […]

HPX 1.5.1 released!

We have just released HPX 1.5.1. This patch release fixes problems found in the 1.5.0 release. It contains the following changes: Removes restriction on suspending runtime with multiple localities, users are now responsible for synchronizing work between localities before suspending. Fixes several compilation problems and warnings. Adds notes in the documentation explaining how to cite […]

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