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Subject: Re: [hwloc-devel] towards PLPA-like API in 1.0
From: Samuel Thibault (samuel.thibault_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-11-12 13:25:05


Jeff Squyres, le Thu 12 Nov 2009 10:05:32 -0800, a écrit :
> apps that run on specific servers for specific purposes, where the
> developers hard code in there "bind to cores 1-4" or "bind to sockets
> 1,3" because they already know the setup and this app is not intended
> to be portable.

But should these IDs be hwloc IDs or OS IDs?

> It may be useful to have the API be extensible; one thing I have heard
> rumors about coming in the not-distant future is the concept of
> "boards" (multiple motherboards in a single box). I.e., socket IDs
> may be repeated; they are differentiated by board number.

In the case of hwloc IDs it's not a problem.

Samuel