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Subject: Re: [hwloc-devel] #23: network topology support and v1.0 semantic fixes
From: Samuel Thibault (samuel.thibault_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-01-07 15:18:15


Brice Goglin, le Thu 07 Jan 2010 19:52:51 +0100, a écrit :
> Samuel Thibault wrote:
> > Now, coming to semantic changes:
> > - The top node of the tree wouldn't necessarily be a system object.
> > Actually, having always the top object having the system type is not
> > providing any useful information :)
>
> And having the root object type vary from machine to system or switch
> provides useful information about what kind of topology we're working on.

Mmm, you mean whether it's a networked one or not?
Actually it could be argued that a Kerrighed system could rather use a
switch object as root (to provide bandwidth information for instance).

Samuel