[GRASS-user] 64 bit or parallel processing

Paul Kelly paul-grass at stjohnspoint.co.uk
Wed Feb 28 05:19:58 EST 2007

Hello Hamish
On Wed, 28 Feb 2007, Hamish wrote:

> (I'm not a superexpert with this either, so maybe I am slightly wrong in
> places)
> for GRASS 5 there was a parallelized s.surf.idw (MPI), see
>  http://grass.ibiblio.org/download/addons.php

Yes although IMHO it is not much use because it was a bad approach to 
improving efficiency - using a more efficient algorithm would have been 
better than parallelising an inefficient algorithm. See my message to Yann 
Chemin here:
AFAIK no one has ever compared s.surf.idw.mpi with the improved 


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