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Subject: Re: [OMPI users] Invalid filename?
From: Eric Chamberland (Eric.Chamberland_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-01-21 13:38:55


On 01/21/2013 01:00 PM, Reuti wrote:
> although you can create such files in Linux, it's not portable.
>
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Filename (Reserved characters and words)
>
> Best is to use only characters from POSIX portable character set for filenames. Especially as this syntax with a colon is used to denote the file system, i.e. with the name "nfs:foobar" you will tell MPI that the file "foobar" is located on NFS.
>
> (page 392 in the MPI 2.2 standard)
>

Ok, thank you for the information!

May I suggest then to have a better error message? :-)

Eric

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