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Subject: Re: [OMPI devel] MPI_GROUP_EMPTY and MPI_Group_free()
From: Jeff Squyres (jsquyres_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-12-04 10:53:58

On Dec 4, 2007, at 10:43 AM, Lisandro Dalcin wrote:

> * MPI_GROUP_EMPTY cannot be freed, as it is a predefined handle. Users
> have to always check if the result of a group operation is
> MPI_GROUP_EMPTY to know if they can or cannot free them. This way is
> similar to the current management of predefined datatypes.

I'd be in favor of this, since it's consistent with the rest of the
spec w.r.t. predefined handles.

Jeff Squyres
Cisco Systems