[Mpi-forum] MPI_Type_create_hvector vs. MPI_Type_hvector

Fab Tillier ftillier at microsoft.com
Fri Jun 25 13:22:29 CDT 2010

Some of the MPI type creators were deprecated, such as MPI_Type_hvector, replaced with MPI_Type_create_xxx.  Why weren't others like MPI_Type_vector similarly updated to MPI_Type_create_vector?

Should we clean house a bit and get some consistency in the MPI 3 standard API naming?


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