Date: Thu, 26 Sep 2013 07:06:07 +0400 From: Solar Designer <solar@...nwall.com> To: john-dev@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: External node distribution (call for help) On Thu, Sep 26, 2013 at 12:42:51PM +1000, Michael Samuel wrote: > For external mode, wouldn't it be better to just extend the API to have > __num_nodes and __node_id? > > To avoid breaking API, the mode would need to define the two variables, > otherwise they're not multi-node compatible. We could do something like this, but it'd make programming of external modes more complicated and error-prone. > That would probably also allow a translation of external modes into OpenCL > kernels. That's a curious idea. Overall, this level of complexity doesn't make me happy. Alexander
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