Re: gthread: how many cores do I have?

> Actually, he got the naming right. Even single-core cpus have cores...

Except that of course back when multiple-core chips were nonexistent,
nobody used the term "core". So that isn't really a convincing

> Often, processors is understood to be sockets.

So? That doesn't mean it's correct. "processor" is the traditional
term and that is also used by existing APIs in many operating systems.
One also talks about "multiprocessing", not "multicoring".  "SMP" =
symmetric multiprocessing for instance. "cores" are just a current
implementation detail.


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