Thanks everyone for the reply and happy Turkey day!
On Tue, Nov 24, 2009 at 10:46 AM, Jeff Squyres <jsquyres_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> On Nov 23, 2009, at 4:49 PM, Natarajan CS wrote:
> Oh okay that explains the behaviour of MPI_SHORT, guess sizeof is going to
>> give me the same value no matter what MPI_Datatype I use? Thanks for the
>> quick response!
> Correct. MPI_<datatype_name> is just a handle to an internal MPI data
> structure. Its size (as reported by sizeof()) is unrelated to the actual
> datatype size.
> Jeff Squyres
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