[MPI3 Fortran] Specify IN/OUT/INOUT in MPI spec?
nmm1 at cam.ac.uk
Thu May 28 03:20:11 CDT 2009
On May 28 2009, Jeff Squyres wrote:
>> I'll second that. Intents are a good idea in general. One caution:
>Hubert / Rolf / Craig -- do you guys agree that this is a Good Thing
>to do for MPI-3?
I'll also step in. Yes. INTENT is one of the non-controversial aspects,
with essentially no downsides, and Bill has warned about the worst "gotcha".
VALUE is a bit trickier, but not all that much - though it's less clearly
>> > We should also consider whether BIND(C) and other C
>> interoperability features should be used (especially the KIND values
>> from ISO_C_BINDING that correspond to C types.)
Grrk. That is a lot trickier, but I agree that it needs considering.
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