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Subject: Re: [boost] cache size runtime detection
From: Andrey Semashev (andrey.semashev_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-08-17 13:11:04

On 17.08.2015 20:01, Glen Fernandes wrote:
> Andrey wrote:
>> My idea is a system capabilities
>> library (Boost.SystemCaps) which would offer a generic interface for
>> querying the current system properties such as:
>> - Number of CPU cores/threads.
>> - Current CPU core capabilities (vendor string, instruction set
>> extensions, cache properties, etc.). Probably, this would need to
>> support heterogenous systems as well.
>> - System RAM size.
>> - OS version string.
> This sounds like a good idea. It would almost be runtime-analogous to
> Boost.Config (Boost.RuntimeConfig or Boost.SystemConfig).

The name is not final, just something I refer the idea to. I'm in favor
of shorter names though, like Boost.SysInfo, perhaps.

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