[Mpi-forum] Compile problems with examples in MPI Standard

William Gropp wgropp at illinois.edu
Wed Jul 25 12:08:04 CDT 2012

We need to make an explicit decision on this.  Shall we change the second argument of MPI_Init and MPI_Init_thread to be char *** ?  


William Gropp
Director, Parallel Computing Institute
Deputy Director for Research
Institute for Advanced Computing Applications and Technologies
Paul and Cynthia Saylor Professor of Computer Science
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

On Jul 24, 2012, at 11:42 AM, Jeff Squyres wrote:

> On Jul 24, 2012, at 12:21 PM, William Gropp wrote:
>> Clearly, we need to change the prototype for MPI_Init and MPI_Init_thread.  The best choice is probably back to the original:
>> char ***argv_p
>> since that's what it is (complete with a rationale for why it isn't what we're currently using).  I prefer this to the char (*(*(argv_p[]))), ...
> Oh the irony!!  :-)
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