I came across this blog which talks about about how you could parallelize all the STL algos with a simple argument passed into them. So I was excited to try this but it disappointed me to such a large extent that I am scared to go back to trusting anything in the newer C++ versions.
I read through the blog, also went through the chapter dedicated in the book. Everything about this feature sounded great, even with its minor caveats. Little did I know about the higher order bit that was not mentioned clearly.
The feature is Parallel STL Algorithms but it is not supported anywhere
outside MSVC. I think that means, it’s a Windows only feature?! Then why the
heck is it even mentioned about in a C++-17 book? Is it just because
Microsoft arm twisted the C++ Community to standardize it? I don’t even know
who is at fault here? All I know is that the ones losing out are the devs and
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