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Subject: Re: [hwloc-devel] [hwloc-svn] svn:hwloc r1330
From: Jeff Squyres (jsquyres_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-11-12 11:24:07


On Nov 11, 2009, at 1:29 PM, Samuel Thibault wrote:

> > How about HWLOC_UNSUPPORTED_SYS?
>
> I don't think it's a good idea to make it a compile-time thing rather
> than a runtime-time thing: if we expose to the application the fact
> that the OS on which the application is building is not supported, it
> may disable some parts of its internals, even if later a newer version
> hwloc that does support the system gets installed, and then the user
> would have to recompile its application in order to get the
> application
> support compiled.
>

I have no strong feelings about that one; dynamically updating .so's
behind the scenes is both a curse and a blessing.

My only objection was to having a name that was not prefixed by HWLOC_*.

-- 
Jeff Squyres
jsquyres_at_[hidden]