[Mpi-forum] Did we screw up the const bindings in MPI-3?
balaji at mcs.anl.gov
Thu May 23 14:37:57 CDT 2013
On 05/23/2013 03:59 AM US Central Time, Marc-Andre Hermanns wrote:
> we had a similar reports from Scalasca users on systems with MPICH3.
It's "MPICH", whose latest version is 3.0.4. Please don't advertise
"MPICH3" anywhere :-).
> We solved it for us with a preprocessor macro that is prepended to all
> relevant buffer parameters. Depending on the MPI version the macro
> resolves to a 'const' or not. Quite low-tech, I know. ;-)
I'm not saying it cannot be solved. In fact, we proposed a similar
solution to the Tau folks. I'm just saying it's not backward
compatible. But maybe I was the only person surprised by that.
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