[MPI3 Fortran] [Mpi-comments] MPI 3.0: Fortran 2008 interface - issue with the LOGICAL kind

Jeff Squyres (jsquyres) jsquyres at cisco.com
Thu Mar 21 10:38:05 CDT 2013

On Mar 21, 2013, at 8:26 AM, Craig Rasmussen <rasmus at cas.uoregon.edu> wrote:

> I talked with Martin yesterday and he would be happy to have the requirement in the standard that the Fortran wrappers MUST call the MPI C interface.  This would much simplify things for the tools community.  (I had earlier thought he would object to this solution.)

No!  This is NOT a good idea to mandate.

Open MPI currently has a bunch of Fortran functions that do NOT call the corresponding MPI_<foo> C function.  Instead, they call some other back-end, internal function.

I believe the NEC Fortran MPI API may do similar things.

Jeff Squyres
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