[Mpi-forum] Reserved MPI_ prefix & namespace in C and Fortran
rabenseifner at hlrs.de
Sat Aug 25 02:00:41 CDT 2012
> However, forbidding it being done everywhere isn't a major restriction.
Yes, this was decided already in MPI-1.
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> From: "N.M. Maclaren" <nmm1 at cam.ac.uk>
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> Subject: Re: [Mpi-forum] Reserved MPI_ prefix & namespace in C and Fortran
> On Aug 24 2012, Jeremiah Willcock wrote:
> >Forbidding use as a local name is important if you want to use that
> >as a macro in C or C++ (or Fortran with a CPP-like preprocessor).
> >it might make sense to do that for at least some names as well, at
> >for the C and mpif.h bindings.
> It is needed only in a translation unit (C) or program unit (Fortran)
> where a MPI module is used or a MPI header is included. There is no
> neeed to restrict it in other parts of the code.
> However, forbidding it being done everywhere isn't a major
> Nick Maclaren.
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