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Re: [PATCH] support for accessing CPU/core count (processor-count)

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: [PATCH] support for accessing CPU/core count (processor-count)
Date: Sun, 10 Oct 2021 19:27:03 +0200
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On Okt 10 2021, Arthur Miller wrote:

> Andreas Schwab <schwab@linux-m68k.org> writes:
>> On Okt 10 2021, Arthur Miller wrote:
>>> Does it differ between kernel versions or in which way is it architecture
>>> dependent on Linux kernel? I suggested this only for gnu/Linux.
>> Every architecture is different.  Why reinventing the wheel if the
>> standard library has already worked out all the details?
> ? Which standard library? C? Or what?
> I think there is some missunderstanding going on here. I didn't oppose to the
> OPs idea with patch; I just said it would be more practical to implement it in
> Lisp than in C.
> I gave him /proc/cpuinfo for gnu/Linux

That is not portable.  It is much easier to let sysconf do the heavy
lifting, instead of reimplementing it.


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