True (processor can be ambiguous), but remember that we're talking about sockets, cores, and hardware threads.

-jms
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To: hwloc-devel@open-mpi.org <hwloc-devel@open-mpi.org>
Sent: Tue Mar 30 05:40:30 2010
Subject: Re: [hwloc-devel] Strange difference

On Sat, 27 Mar 2010 08:23:52 am Jeff Squyres wrote:

> I think that we need to differentiate between the different meanings of
> "CPU" here -- CPU could also mean "socket", for example...

...so can processor. :-(    Really the only unambiguous way I've come across
(so far) describing things is in terms of sockets and cores.

Wouldn't be surprised if someone pointed out an ambiguity in those too!

cheers,
Chris
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