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Subject: Re: [hwloc-devel] Why are misc objects ignored by default?
From: Brice Goglin (Brice.Goglin_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-03-10 15:20:21

Samuel Thibault wrote:
> Hello,
> In hwloc_topology_init(), topology->ignored_types[HWLOC_OBJ_MISC] is set
> to HWLOC_IGNORE_TYPE_KEEP_STRUCTURE by default. Is there a reason for
> it? The problem is that there is no option to change that...
> Samuel

commit 511237a65a6eca12ffd9cf2c08161788361cd93a
Author: thibault <thibault_at_4b44e086-7f34-40ce-a3bd-00e031736276>
Date: Wed May 27 13:40:13 2009 +0000

    Let OSes provide whatever they can find at worse through fake
objects without completely cluttering the output.

I guess what we called "Fake" or "Misc" has evolved a bit. In the
beginning, it was more some "strange" stuff that could be ignored if it
didn't bring any new structure. Now it's more about "misc" stuff for real.