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From: Dries Kimpe (Dries.Kimpe_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-07-31 07:44:01


* Lisandro Dalcin <dalcinl_at_[hidden]> [2007-07-30 18:19:21]:

> On 7/30/07, George Bosilca <bosilca_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> > In the data-type section there is an advice to implementors that
> > state that a copy can simply increase the reference count if
> > applicable. So, we might want to apply the same logic here ...

> BTW, you just mentioned other obscure case. Do this apply to NAMED
> datatypes? This issue is really cumbersome in File.Get_view().

The MPI_File_get_view description in the standard has some issues related
to copies and named datatypes:

see
http://www-unix.mcs.anl.gov/~gropp/projects/parallel/MPI/mpi-errata/discuss/fileview/fileview-1-clean.txt

  Dries

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