[MPI3 Fortran] Agenda for MPI3 Fortran Working group next week
jeffb at lanl.gov
Tue Jun 2 12:45:19 CDT 2009
I'm not planning to attend next week. Nathan and I are pretty much
bowing out of this so it's good that you are plugged in. You will have
to represent LANL when it comes to voting.
Craig Rasmussen wrote:
> Jeff and I have worked out a list of items we need to discuss for next
> week. The goal is to finalize things so that we can begin to put the
> API down in LaTex documents. Some of this issues are pretty much
> resolved but we should go over them one more time.
> 1. Use of intent(IN/OUT/INOUT) for parameters.
> These requires careful thought in some circumstances. For example,
> should the Send/Recv and Isend/Irecv data buffers all be INOUT to keep
> the compiler for doing surprising things?
> 2. Review of new MPI derived types to be used, for example,
> 3. How to handle MPI attributes and extra state variables. This can
> be done in a very Fortran way as it doesn't have to look the MPI C.
> 4. What should the name of the new module be. We had discussed not
> changing the name, i.e.,
> USE MPI
> However, users will have to explicitly change their code to use the
> new module so I don't see how we can get away with using the old
> module name.
> 5. Review what integer kind should be used for things like tags.
> We've previously decided to use default integer kinds except for
> possibly for counts, in which case we would specify a specific kind,
> Any other issues? Please let me know and I'll add it to the agenda.
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