[MPI3 Fortran] Deprecate mpif.h?

N.M. Maclaren nmm1 at cam.ac.uk
Thu Mar 4 05:37:17 CST 2010

On Mar 4 2010, Jeff Squyres wrote:
>>     Is the intent to allow a single program to use modules MPI and
>>     module MPI3 in separately compiled parts?
>> If the answer is "yes", I don't see a problem.
>In my mind, at least, the answer was yes.  
> To be clear, I was thinking that we would not allow using both mpif.h/use 
> mpi and use mpi3 in the same subroutine/function.

That's good.

There will need to be some restrictions, so as not to handicap implementors
too badly, but I doubt they would be onerous or hard to specify.  Indeed,
they might be automatic from the type changes!

Nick Maclaren.

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