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Subject: Re: [hwloc-users] Solaris and hwloc
From: Jeff Squyres (jsquyres_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-09-13 11:20:54

On Sep 13, 2012, at 11:17 AM, Brice Goglin wrote:

> I think I am going to agree. Three comments:
> * which "binding fails" do you refer to? I assume all cases I listed.


> * I was initially against changing the default behavior of hwloc-bind,
> but it's not like changing the ABI. There are likely very few scripts
> using hwloc-bind out there. Breaking some of them is not too bad as long
> as we give a useful error message.


> * If we start failing because of invalid inputs in hwloc-bind, we may
> have to do the same in hwloc-calc. The parsing code is shared anyway.

I think the philosophy should apply to all executables, actually.

Jeff Squyres
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