(j3.2006) kind conversion for intent(in), value dummy arguments

Aleksandar Donev donev1
Mon Sep 15 19:18:39 EDT 2008

On Monday 15 September 2008 16:17, Bill Long wrote:
> If current codes are calling MPI routines
> with the wrong kind of integer arguments, they are broken, right? ? Do
> people actually do this?
What Craig is taking about is the case when default integer and C_INT are 
different (e.g., -i8). Then the existing MPI interface passes default 
integers even though the underlying implementation wants C ints. So you 
either need wrappers or you need to change the interface (and thus codes).

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