New code release

Thursday, February 25, 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 2

New Features:

  • Hwloc* 2.0 support added for affinity interface
  • OMPT support for windows
  • Support for untied tasks
  • OpenMP* 4.5 doacross, taskloop, and new affinity API

Bug Fixes:

  • Indirect lock pool cleanup fix
  • Task dependencies performance improvements
  • OMP_PROC_BIND spread strategy fix for master thread
  • @rpath added to install name to alleviate problem using DYLD_LIBRARY_PATH on Mac OS X* 10.11 (El Capitan).


  • NetBSD* port by Joerg Sonnenberger (NetBSD*)
  • Fork-join barrier performance improvement by Diego Caballero (Barcelona Supercomputing Center)