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SubjectRe: system call for finding the number of cpus??
On Mon, Apr 08, 2002 at 05:25:08PM -0400, Robert Love wrote:
> Linux does not implement such a syscall. Note
>
> cat /proc/cpuinfo | grep processor | wc -l
>
> works and is simple; you do not have to do it via script - execute it in
> your C program, save the one-line output, and atoi() it.

I guess there is at least one architecture on which it breaks..
See http://people.nl.linux.org/~hch/cpuinfo/ for details.
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