New code release

Tuesday, March 29, 2016

We are excited to announce the next release of the Intel® OpenMP* Runtime Library at This release aligns with Intel® Parallel Studio XE 2016 Composer Edition Update 3.

New Features

  • OpenMP* 4.5 schedule(simd:static) support

Bug Fixes

  • Hwloc topology discovery improved
  • Spin backoff mechanism fixed in lock code
  • Plain barrier performance improved on Intel(R) Xeon Phi


  • Samual Antao (IBM) contributed a patch to initialize variables to silence complaints from static analyzers