[MPI3 Fortran] Summary of items on the table

Aleksandar Donev donev1 at llnl.gov
Mon Apr 28 15:22:32 CDT 2008

On Monday 28 April 2008 12:51, Bill Long wrote:

> Changing the actual argument to a C_LOC reference also has the side
> effect of making the actual argument an expression whose value is not a
> Fortran pointer.  Thus, the corresponding dummy argument cannot be
> defined.  A problem for about half of the interesting MPI cases.
That's a bogus complaint. The actual is a C pointer, and cannot be changed, 
indeed. But its target can be changed through the pointer, which is exactly 
the intent here.

I'll give my "vote" when I have a little more time to think about it...


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