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Subject: Re: [hwloc-devel] hwloc-distrib --among
From: Samuel Thibault (samuel.thibault_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-11-16 18:45:56

Brice Goglin, le Tue 16 Nov 2010 22:31:38 +0100, a écrit :
> Le 16/11/2010 15:18, Samuel Thibault a écrit :
> > Same here, distributing 4 elements between the PUs, thus selecting the
> > first 4 PUs.
> >
> > I'd say that --among should indeed be the horizontal portion of the
> > machine to distribute on, and the existing --among option should be
> > renamed into --from, and a --to option could be added to stop the
> > hierarchical distribution to a given object type.
> >
> Works for me but won't have time to look at it before the end of the
> week. I don't think --among was available in 1.0, so maybe we can rename
> it in 1.1 and we'll add other options in 1.2 ?

I have renamed --among into --from, added --to and --at, and documented
a bit more. Restricting the topology to some cpuset is actually
something more global, I think it should be a topology configuration
option, which would also be useful for lstopo for instance.