[mpiwg-tools] Active / inactive pvars
jczhang at mcs.anl.gov
Tue Sep 17 13:06:23 CDT 2013
The MPI standard says "However, MPI implementations are not allowed to
change the index of a performance variable or to delete a variable once it
has been added to the set. When a variable becomes inactive, e.g., through
dynamic unloading, accessing its value should return a corresponding error
code." Does it imply,
1) MPI_T_pvar_get_num() will return a N that counts both active and
2) MPI_T_pvar_get_info(par_index, ...,) may return
MPI_T_ERR_INVALID_INDEX even for a par_index < N
3) When a pvar is re-activated, it keeps its old index?
These are not obvious in the standard.
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