[Mpi-forum] MPI_Comm_create_group Meeting

Marc Snir snir at mcs.anl.gov
Tue Nov 1 17:01:03 CDT 2011

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On Nov 1, 2011, at 2:33 PM, James Dinan wrote:

> Hi All,
> I would like to form a group to review the MPI_Comm_create_group() proposal (#286) for a formal reading at the next Forum meeting.  If you are interested in joining the discussion, could you please fill in your availability for a one hour conference call next week:
> http://www.doodle.com/9tganzq2hqiqy7kt
> We have a couple issues to discuss:
> 1.) The name of the function: MPI_Comm_create_group, MPI_Group_comm_create, MPI_Comm_create_from_group, ...
> 2.) The tag argument: Should we use a tag or a "color" to establish a safe communication conduit on the parent communicator.  As discussed at the Forum, using a tag could conflict with the use of MPI_ANY_TAG on the parent communicator.  A color would avoid this issue, however it could complicate tag matching.
> 3.) Changes to the text.
> Thanks,
> ~Jim.
> PS- I've attached a copy of the current text with comments from the formal reading at the last Forum meeting (in Acrobat: Comments -> Comments View -> Show Comments List for the full list).
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