hwloc 1.0 was released in May. I think we should release 1.1 before
SC10, which means doing a first RC within a couple weeks.
trunk got many changes since 1.0, but nothing very important. trac says
we're missing memory binding, distances and user-defined process
restrictions. Memory binding is the most important one, it was supposed
to be in 1.0. I think we shouldn't defer 1.1 because of the others.
There are still some problems to solve in the membind branch:
* Some OS bind the process too when you bind memory. I see the following
+ Add a flag such as HWLOC_MEMBIND_EVEN_IF_FAR_FROM_PROCESS so that
the user can explicitly refuse memory binding if it may break process
+ Drop hwloc_set_membind on these OSes and add a
hwloc_set_cpumembind() to bind both
+ Make both process and memory binding do nothing if the STRICT flag
is given. But I'd rather not play too much with this flag.
+ Drop support for memory binding on these OS.
+ Drop these OS.
* cpuset and nodeset structures are the same, they are both manipulated
with hwloc_cpuset_foo functions. So maybe rename into hwloc_set_t and
hwloc_set_foo functions. With #define and aliases to not break API/ABIs.