[Mpi-forum] MPI_ERR_UNSUPPORTED_DATAREP error class definition scoped too tightly
ftillier at microsoft.com
Thu Mar 13 17:08:04 CDT 2014
Ok, how about removing the reference to MPI_FILE_SET_VIEW, then?
I'd like to return MPI_ERR_UNSUPPORTED_DATAREP as the error class in MPI_PACK_* functions for that case, and the current text kind of prohibits that.
We can then rationalize the location of error classes in MPI-4.
Rajeev Thakur wrote on Thu, 13 Mar 2014 at 12:52:44
> The table on pg 551 is about I/O error codes and classes. So
> Pack_external/Unpack_external (from 9 chapters away) would look out of
> place there. The real solution might be to move the I/O error codes
> and classes from the I/O chapter to the chapter on error codes and
> classes, but that would be more than a ticket 0 change.
> On Mar 13, 2014, at 12:02 PM, Fab Tillier <ftillier at microsoft.com> wrote:
>> Hi folks,
>> The standard defines MPI_ERR_UNSUPPORTED_DATAREP as an I/O error
> class, with the meaning "Unsupported datarep passed to
> MPI_FILE_SET_VIEW". However, datareps are also passed as input to
> MPI_PACK_EXTERNAL and MPI_UNPACK_EXTERNAL. Shouldn't these functions
> use the same error class for unsupported datareps, rather than
>> Can we update the description of MPI_ERR_UNSUPPORTED_DATAREP
> (page 551, line 10) to also include MPI_PACK_EXTERNAL and
> MPI_UNPACK_EXTERNAL as a ticket-0 item for MPI 3.1, or will this need
> to happen in a later version?
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