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Subject: Re: [hwloc-devel] structure assumptions, duplication
From: Samuel Thibault (samuel.thibault_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-09-30 07:24:17


Fawzi Mohamed, le Wed 30 Sep 2009 10:10:47 +0200, a écrit :
> If you look at the example described in the document that I had linked
>
> http://opensolaris.org/os/community/performance/mpo_overview.pdf
>
> you see the that for a ring topology some level (that you always get adding the

Ah, right.

Yes, we could also provide this as an additional structure.

> For a the ring topology a-b-c-d-a is difficult to find a good partition... and
> having both partition and non partition views (one used for resource allocation
> /distribution, the other for resource finding/stealing), is quite clean imho.

Yes, heuristics would partition it into ((a,b),(c,d)), while
non-partition could usefully provide all the related triplets. We can
provide both.

Samuel