[Mpi-forum] Reserved MPI_ prefix & namespace in C and Fortran
nmm1 at cam.ac.uk
Fri Aug 24 12:06:32 CDT 2012
On Aug 24 2012, William Gropp wrote:
> Of course, we no longer have C++. But it could always come back in a
> different form. The best way to handle this is to not enumerate the
> languages either; alternately, the C++ could also be mentioned, noting
> that the C++ binding has been removed but MPI should not be used as a
> namespace in C++.
Yes - that would be the way to go. It should state that any C++ program
using the C interface should not declare namespaces called either MPI
or PMPI. And that use is NOT going away!
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