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Subject: Re: [OMPI devel] RFC: Fortran support in Open MPI Extensions
From: Jeff Squyres (jsquyres_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-06-08 10:32:16


This one's a no-brainer, folks. :-)

Josh [re]discovered that we didn't initially support Fortran interfaces for the extensions when he was trying to make a complete implementation for an MPI-3 Forum proposal.

+1

On Jun 8, 2011, at 10:11 AM, Josh Hursey wrote:

> WHAT: Fortran 77 and 90 support for the Open MPI Extensions
>
> WHY: Trunk only supports C.
>
> WHERE: build system updates, ompi/mpiext
>
> WHEN: Open MPI trunk
>
> TIMEOUT: Friday, June 10, 2011 COB
>
> Details:
> -------------------------------------------
> A bitbucket branch is available here (last sync to r24757 of trunk)
> https://bitbucket.org/jjhursey/ompi-ext-fortran
>
> The current Open MPI trunk supports only C interfaces to Open MPI
> interface extensions. This branch adds support for f77 and f90.
> Supporting these three language interfaces enables Fortran
> applications to take advantage of available interface extensions.
> Configure detects if the extension supports C, f77, and/or f90 and
> takes the appropriate action. The C interfaces are required, and the
> f77/f90 interfaces are optional. This fix does not require changes to
> any existing extensions.
>
> --
> Joshua Hursey
> Postdoctoral Research Associate
> Oak Ridge National Laboratory
> http://users.nccs.gov/~jjhursey
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