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Subject: Re: [hwloc-devel] processor restriction + lookup of pid for 1.0
From: Samuel Thibault (samuel.thibault_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-01-30 09:17:06


Brice Goglin, le Fri 29 Jan 2010 22:48:13 +0100, a écrit :
> I am looking at the remaining tickets for v1.0. Assuming there are no
> "critical" warning anymore, and assuming we have done enough for people
> to combine network topologies (manually for now), only 2 ticket remains:
> #12 support user-defined processor restriction
> #21 Allow lookup of specific PIDs
>
> I understand #12 but I am not sure what #21 actually needs. We would do
> a get_cpubind(pid) and then what ? Do a processor restriction as defined
> in #12 ?

There is a difference between the current CPU binding (#12) and
detecting the topology as if being called from another process (and
getting a different view of the machine because of different applied
cpusets, etc.)

Samuel