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Subject: Re: [hwloc-devel] 1.3.1 and 1.4rc1
From: Jeff Squyres (jsquyres_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-12-13 12:11:20


On Dec 13, 2011, at 12:02 PM, Samuel Thibault wrote:

>> In most cases, you don't need PCI support for this, you juste manipulate
>> a cuda device, an ibv_device, a MX endpoint, ... and use one of the
>> inline helpers to get the corresponding locality (a cpuset).
>
> A problem I see there is that although you can write such helper for
> Linux, nothing guarantees that it'll be so easy for other OSes. And you
> need to rebuild the application when a bug gets fixed.

Fair enough. It would be *convenient* to have such a helper, but not absolutely necessary.

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Jeff Squyres
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