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SubjectRe: system call for finding the number of cpus??
On Mon, 8 Apr 2002, J.A. Magallon wrote:

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> On 2002.04.08 Davide Libenzi wrote:
> >On Mon, 8 Apr 2002, Kuppuswamy, Priyadarshini wrote:
> >
> >> Hi!
> >> I have a script that is using the /cpu/procinfo file to determine the
> >> number of cpus present in the system. But I would like to implement it
> >> using a system call rather than use the environment variables?? I
> >> couldn't find a system call for linux that would give me the result.
> >> Could anyone please let me know if there is one for redhat linux??
> >
> >sysconf(_SC_NPROCESSORS_CONF);
> >
>
> I din't really trusted you, so digged inside includes till bits/confname.h
> Why the h*ll the manpage about sysconf does not talk about that ?????

.h files usually changes ofter than man pages mainly because developers
like to code not to document



- Davide


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