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Subject: Re: [hwloc-devel] [hwloc-svn] svn:hwloc r2975
From: Guy Streeter (streeter_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-12-22 10:16:00


On 12/22/2010 09:02 AM, Brice Goglin wrote:
> Le 22/12/2010 15:59, Guy Streeter a écrit :
>> On 12/22/2010 02:36 AM, Brice Goglin wrote:
>>> I'll backport this in 1.1 later, in case somebody wants to fix the
>>> English speaking.
>>>
>>> Brice
>>>
>>
>> For the benefit of the Perl and Python bindings efforts, it would be
>> good if we could query the runtime library for it's API version.
>
> Ah, right, we forgot about this. Something like this?
>
> unsigned hwloc_get_api_version(void)
> {
> return HWLOC_API_VERSION;
> }
>
> We can put this in 1.1.1. But how will you handle earlier releases?
>
> Brice
>

That would be great. In Python at least, I can determine at runtime that the
hwloc_get_api_version symbol is not in the library. And I'm targeting 1.1 for
my efforts, so I can just document that as the minimal working version.

thanks,
--Guy