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Date: Thu, 26 Sep 2013 21:40:21 +0200
From: magnum <>
Subject: Re: External node distribution (call for help)

On 2013-09-26 05:06, Solar Designer wrote:
> 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.

Just exporting node_min, node_max and node_count for use in External 
would be easy enough, and I presume it doesn't really add any overhead? 
It would only be error-prone and complicated if/when you opt to use it ;-)


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