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Subject: Re: [hwloc-devel] Pgcc issues fixed?
From: Jeff Squyres (jsquyres_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-11-12 11:34:24

On Nov 11, 2009, at 4:57 PM, Samuel Thibault wrote:

> Maybe what we can do is using PLPA's functions if __GLIBC__ is <=
> 2 and __GLIBC_MINOR__ is < the first version which is known to be
> correct or if CPU_SET can't be compiled, and rely on the glibc
> functions else. Of course we have to rely on glibc in any case for
> pthread_setaffinity_np().

That sounds good. Even after glibc was fixed, "bad" versions of it
were still in many already-installed machines for many years (there's
still lots of rhel4 machines out there; do we know of RH patched their
rhel4 glibc to fix this problem?).

Jeff Squyres