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Name

MPI_Get, MPI_Rget - Copies data from the target memory to the origin.

Syntax

C Syntax


#include <mpi.h>
MPI_Get(void *origin_addr, int origin_count, MPI_Datatype
    origin_datatype, int target_rank, MPI_Aint target_disp,
    int target_count, MPI_Datatype target_datatype, MPI_Win win)
MPI_Rget(void *origin_addr, int origin_count, MPI_Datatype
     origin_datatype, int target_rank, MPI_Aint target_disp,
     int target_count, MPI_Datatype target_datatype, MPI_Win win,
         MPI_Request *request)

Fortran Syntax (see FORTRAN 77 NOTES)


INCLUDE ’mpif.h’
MPI_GET(ORIGIN_ADDR, ORIGIN_COUNT, ORIGIN_DATATYPE, TARGET_RANK,
    TARGET_DISP, TARGET_COUNT, TARGET_DATATYPE, WIN, IERROR)
    <type> ORIGIN_ADDR(*)
    INTEGER(KIND=MPI_ADDRESS_KIND) TARGET_DISP
    INTEGER ORIGIN_COUNT, ORIGIN_DATATYPE, TARGET_RANK,
    TARGET_COUNT, TARGET_DATATYPE, WIN, IERROR
MPI_RGET(ORIGIN_ADDR, ORIGIN_COUNT, ORIGIN_DATATYPE, TARGET_RANK,
     TARGET_DISP, TARGET_COUNT, TARGET_DATATYPE, WIN, REQUEST, IERROR)
     <type> ORIGIN_ADDR(*)
     INTEGER(KIND=MPI_ADDRESS_KIND) TARGET_DISP
     INTEGER ORIGIN_COUNT, ORIGIN_DATATYPE, TARGET_RANK,
     TARGET_COUNT, TARGET_DATATYPE, WIN, REQUEST, IERROR

C++ Syntax


#include <mpi.h>
void MPI::Win::Get(const void *origin_addr, int origin_count,
    const MPI::Datatype& origin_datatype, int target_rank,
    MPI::Aint target_disp, int target_count,
    const MPI::Datatype& target_datatype) const

Input Parameters

origin_addr
Initial address of origin buffer (choice).
origin_count
Number of entries in origin buffer (nonnegative integer).
origin_datatype
Data type of each entry in origin buffer (handle).
target_rank
Rank of target (nonnegative integer).
target_disp
Displacement from window start to the beginning of the target buffer (nonnegative integer).
target_count
Number of entries in target buffer (nonnegative integer).
target datatype
datatype of each entry in target buffer (handle)
win
window object used for communication (handle)

Output Parameter

request
MPI_Rget: RMA request
IERROR
Fortran only: Error status (integer).

Description

MPI_Get copies data from the target memory to the origin, similar to MPI_Put, except that the direction of data transfer is reversed. The origin_datatype may not specify overlapping entries in the origin buffer. The target buffer must be contained within the target window, and the copied data must fit, without truncation, in the origin buffer. Only processes within the same node can access the target window.

MPI_Rget is similar to MPI_Get, except that it allocates a communication request object and associates it with the request handle (the argument request) that can be used to wait or test for completion. The completion of an MPI_Rget operation indicates that the data is available in the origin buffer. If origin_addr points to memory attached to a window, then the data becomes available in the private copy of this window.

Fortran 77 Notes

The MPI standard prescribes portable Fortran syntax for the TARGET_DISP argument only for Fortran 90. FORTRAN 77 users may use the non-portable syntax


     INTEGER*MPI_ADDRESS_KIND TARGET_DISP

where MPI_ADDRESS_KIND is a constant defined in mpif.h and gives the length of the declared integer in bytes.

Errors

Almost all MPI routines return an error value; C routines as the value of the function and Fortran routines in the last argument. C++ functions do not return errors. If the default error handler is set to MPI::ERRORS_THROW_EXCEPTIONS, then on error the C++ exception mechanism will be used to throw an MPI::Exception object.

Before the error value is returned, the current MPI error handler is called. By default, this error handler aborts the MPI job, except for I/O function errors. The error handler may be changed with MPI_Comm_set_errhandler; the predefined error handler MPI_ERRORS_RETURN may be used to cause error values to be returned. Note that MPI does not guarantee that an MPI program can continue past an error.

See Also

MPI_Put


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