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Subject: Re: [OMPI users] How to "guess" the incoming data type ?
From: Sylvestre Ledru (sylvestre.ledru_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-04-26 12:03:28


Le lundi 26 avril 2010 à 16:51 +0100, Dave Love a écrit :
> Sylvestre Ledru <sylvestre.ledru_at_[hidden]> writes:
>
> > I am currently extending an application with MPI capabilities.
> > This high-level application allows users to use dynamic types. Therefor,
> > on the slaves, I have no way to know what the master will send me.
>
> Have you looked at existing MPI work with dynamic languages like Lisp
> (<http://www.ccs.neu.edu/home/gene/pargcl.html>,
> <http://code.google.com/p/cl-mpi/>), Python &c?
I did. Some of them require the user to provide the type, others are
sending a "pre-message" to tell to the slave what to expect.
I was hoping to find a clean solution out of the box...

Sylvestre