[MPI3 Fortran] Request for a straw vote.

Craig Rasmussen crasmussen at newmexicoconsortium.org
Fri Jun 12 11:40:12 CDT 2009

On Jun 10, 2009, at 12:33 PM, Lionel, Steve wrote:

> Craig Rasmussen wrote:
>> In addition we can use C_F_POINTER to "cast" the
>> C_PTR back to a concrete Fortran type.  I don't think we have a way  
>> to
>> cast a type(*) to something concrete.
> Yes, we do - it is also C_F_POINTER.  The proposal for TYPE(*)  
> allows the appearance of a TYPE(*) dummy argument in C_LOC, so you  
> can cast it to whatever you want.

But I still think C_PTR works better in this instance as it can point  
to anything (scalar or array) whereas TYPE(*) leaves out the dimension  


> Steve Lionel
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