[MPI3 Fortran] Deprecate mpif.h?

Jeff Squyres jsquyres at cisco.com
Wed Mar 3 14:05:43 CST 2010

On Mar 3, 2010, at 2:55 PM, Bill Long wrote:

> I would certainly not want to see mpif.h or the mpi module go away. As
> noted, there is a lot of legacy code that depends on them existing.
> My interpretation of "deprecate" in this context was that the current
> forms of the mpif.h file and mpi module would be retained as the are,
> but that new features that come out of this update would be incorporated
> into the mpi3 module (only).  I think that would be OK.  Someone
> modifying their code to use a new capability can do the USE at the same
> time.

That is the exact intent (nothing new goes into mpif.h / use mpi).  

As I'm sure everyone on this list knows, making mpif.h / mpi module go away would be criminally stupid.

Jeff Squyres
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