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Subject: Re: [OMPI users] Invalid filename?
From: Ralph Castain (rhc_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-01-21 14:18:02


All we do is import the ROMIO distribution, so I'm afraid you'd have to make that request of them.

On Jan 21, 2013, at 10:38 AM, Eric Chamberland <Eric.Chamberland_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> 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
>
>
>> -- Reuti
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