• Note: loop has been deprecated in favor of the nicer looper.
  • This software is owned by The university of California, Irvine, and is not distributed under any version of the GPL. GPL is a fine series of licenses, but the owners of the software need it to be distributed under these terms.
  • Loop is a simple program that allows you to control the degree of parallelism used in running a bunch of programs.

    You can download it here.

    We've been using it for years with good results.

    Usage is like:

  • Example usage (from memory) might look like:

    Please see also this page which has a survey of a handful of (somewhat) similar tools.


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