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Subject: Re: [hwloc-devel] Some practical hwloc API feedback
From: Ralph Castain (rhc_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-09-24 10:01:45


On Sep 24, 2011, at 5:52 AM, Jeff Squyres wrote:

> On Sep 24, 2011, at 7:46 AM, Jeff Squyres wrote:
>
>>> The funky thing here is that the parent/child links between the first
>>> socket and its core go across level 2 because nothing matches there. In
>>> the first socket, you have Socket(depth1)->Core(depth3) while in the
>>> second socket you have Socket(depth1)->Cache(depth2)->Core(depth3)
>
> Oh crap; this scenario is explicitly listed in the figure on page 21 of the letter PDF. :-\
>
> So... disregard my comments here.

You might want to point that section out in hwloc.h as this is somewhat non-intuitive.

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