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Subject: Re: [OMPI users] Regression: Fortran derived types with newer MPI module
From: Jed Brown (jedbrown_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-01-08 20:17:46

"Jeff Squyres (jsquyres)" <jsquyres_at_[hidden]> writes:

> As I mentioned Craig and I debated long and hard to change that
> default, but, in summary, we apparently missed this clause on p610.
> I'll change it back.

Okay, thanks.

> I'll be happy when gfortran 4.9 is released that supports ignore TKR
> and you'll get proper interfaces. :-)

Better for everyone.

>> I don't call MPI from Fortran, but someone on a Fortran project that I
>> watch mentioned that the compiler would complain about such and such a
>> use (actually relating to types for MPI_Status in MPI_Recv rather than
>> buffer types).
> Can you provide more details here? Choice buffer issues aside, I'm
> failing to think of a scenario where you should get a compile mismatch
> for the MPI status dummy argument in MPI_Recv...

Totally superficial, just passing "status(1)" instead of "status" or
"status(1:MPI_STATUS_SIZE)". I extrapolated: how can they provide an
explicit interface to MPI_Recv in "use mpi", given portability
constraints/existing language standards?

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