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Subject: Re: [hwloc-users] Solaris and hwloc
From: Samuel Thibault (samuel.thibault_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-09-12 18:44:34


Jeff Squyres, le Thu 13 Sep 2012 00:26:50 +0200, a écrit :
> On Sep 12, 2012, at 10:30 AM, Samuel Thibault wrote:
>
> >> Sidenote: if hwloc-bind fails to bind, should we still launch the child process?
> >
> > Well, it's up to you to decide :)

Ah, sorry, I hadn't understood the question actually.

> Anyone have an opinion? I'm 60/40 in favor of not letting it run, under the rationale that the user asked for something that we can't deliver, so we shouldn't continue.

Well, it depends on the situation. The binding might only be an
optimization, and failing just because of that is not nice. When it's an
administration decision, it's different, but then one would use cgroups
& such instead.

Samuel