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Subject: Re: [hwloc-devel] [hwloc-announce] Hardware locality (hwloc) v1.8rc1 released
From: Jiri Hladky (hladky.jiri_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-11-07 05:05:35


Great!

Merci beaucoup
Jirka

On Wed, Nov 6, 2013 at 7:50 PM, Brice Goglin <Brice.Goglin_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> Sure :)
>
>
> Le 06/11/2013 19:24, Jiri Hladky a écrit :
>
> Hi Brice,
>
> no problem, I understand that.
>
> Any plans to include it in 1.9?
>
> Jirka
>
>
> On Wed, Nov 6, 2013 at 3:37 PM, Brice Goglin <Brice.Goglin_at_[hidden]>wrote:
>
>> Sorry Jirka. We were already late in releasing v1.8 and I didn't have
>> time to work at your new distrib feature. It won't be included this time.
>>
>> Brice
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> Le 06/11/2013 15:33, Jiri Hladky a écrit :
>>
>> Hi Brice,
>>
>> lots of useful features!
>>
>> I would like to check if there is a plan to include in 1.8 proposed
>> feature for hwloc-distrib to start distribution from the last object.
>>
>> For the reference please see my e-mail from Wed, Sep 18, 2013 with the
>> Subject
>>
>> Patch file to let hwloc-distrib output the PUs starting from the last
>> object
>>
>> I would really appreciate if you can include it into the 1.8 version.
>>
>> Thanks a lot!
>> Jirka
>>
>> On Wed, Nov 6, 2013 at 3:06 PM, Brice Goglin <Brice.Goglin_at_[hidden]>wrote:
>>
>>> The Hardware Locality (hwloc) team is pleased to announce the first
>>> release candidate for v1.8:
>>>
>>> http://www.open-mpi.org/projects/hwloc/
>>>
>>> v1.8rc1 is the first milestone of a major feature release.
>>> It adds PCI discovery on Linux without dependencies on external libs,
>>> a new API to manipulate differences between very similar topologies,
>>> multiple improvements to command-line tools, and more.
>>>
>>> * New components
>>> + Add the "linuxpci" component that always works on Linux even when
>>> libpciaccess and libpci aren't available (and even with a modified
>>> file-system root). By default the old "pci" component runs first
>>> because "linuxpci" lacks device names (obj->name is always NULL).
>>> * API
>>> + Add the topology difference API in hwloc/diff.h for manipulating
>>> many similar topologies.
>>> + Add hwloc_topology_dup() for duplicating an entire topology.
>>> + hwloc.h and hwloc/helper.h have been reorganized to clarify the
>>> documentation sections. The actual inline code has moved out of
>>> hwloc.h
>>> into the new hwloc/inlines.h.
>>> + Deprecated functions are now in hwloc/deprecated.h, and not in the
>>> official documentation anymore.
>>> * Tools
>>> + Add hwloc-diff and hwloc-patch tools together with the new diff API.
>>> + Add hwloc-compress-dir to (de)compress an entire directory of XML
>>> files
>>> using hwloc-diff and hwloc-patch.
>>> + Object colors in the graphical output of lstopo may be changed by
>>> adding
>>> a "lstopoStyle" info attribute. See CUSTOM COLORS in the lstopo(1)
>>> manpage
>>> for details. Thanks to Jirka Hladky for discussing the idea.
>>> + hwloc-gather-topology may now gather I/O-related files on Linux when
>>> --io is given. Only the linuxpci component supports discovering I/O
>>> objects from these extended tarballs.
>>> + hwloc-annotate now supports --ri to remove/replace info attributes
>>> with
>>> a given name.
>>> + hwloc-info supports "root" and "all" special locations for dumping
>>> information about the root object.
>>> + lstopo now supports --append-legend to append custom lines of text
>>> to the legend in the graphical output. Thanks to Jirka Hladky for
>>> discussing the idea.
>>> + hwloc-calc and friends have a more robust parsing of locations given
>>> on the command-line and they report useful error messages about it.
>>> + Add --whole-system to hwloc-bind, hwloc-calc, hwloc-distances and
>>> hwloc-distrib, and add --restrict to hwloc-bind for uniformity among
>>> tools.
>>> * Misc
>>> + Calling hwloc_topology_load() or hwloc_topology_set_*() on an already
>>> loaded topology now returns an error (deprecated since release
>>> 1.6.1).
>>> + Fix the initialisation of cpusets and nodesets in Group objects added
>>> when inserting PCI hostbridges.
>>> + Never merge Group objects that were added explicitly by the user with
>>> hwloc_custom_insert_group_object_by_parent().
>>> + Add a sanity check during dynamic plugin loading to prevent some
>>> crashes when hwloc is dynamically loaded by another plugin
>>> mechanisms.
>>> + Add --with-hwloc-plugins-path to specify the install/load directories
>>> of plugins.
>>> + Add the MICSerialNumber info attribute to the root object when
>>> running
>>> hwloc inside a Xeon Phi to match the same attribute in the MIC OS
>>> device
>>> when running in the host.
>>>
>>> --
>>> Brice
>>>
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