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Subject: Re: [OMPI users] ierr vs ierror in F90 mpi module
From: W Spector (w6ws_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-04-25 09:50:23

Hi Jeff,

I just downloaded 1.7.1. The new files in the use-mpi-f08 look great!

However the use-mpi-tkr and use-mpi-ignore-tkr directories don't fare so
well. Literally all the interfaces are still 'ierr'.

While I realize that both the F90 mpi module and interface checking,
were optional prior to MPI 3.0, the final argument has been called
'ierror' since MPI 1! This really should be fixed.


On 04/24/2013 06:08 PM, Jeff Squyres (jsquyres) wrote:
> Can you try v1.7.1?
> We did a major Fortran revamp in the 1.7.x series to bring it up to speed with MPI-3 Fortran stuff (at least mostly). I mention MPI-3 because the name-based parameter passing stuff wasn't guaranteed until MPI-3. I think 1.7.x should have gotten all the name-based parameter passing stuff correct (please let me know if you find any bugs!).
> Just to be clear: it is unlikely that we'll be updating the Fortran support in the 1.6.x series.
> On Apr 24, 2013, at 8:52 PM, W Spector <w6ws_at_[hidden]>
> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> The MPI Standard specifies to use 'ierror' for the final argument in most Fortran MPI calls. However the Openmpi f90 module defines it as being 'ierr'. This messes up those who want to use keyword=value syntax in their calls.
>> I just checked the latest 1.6.4 release and it is still broken.
>> Is this something that can be fixed?
>> Walter
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