(j3.2006) (SC22WG5.4342) [ukfortran] 10-208r1
Thu Oct 14 10:26:06 EDT 2010
Am 14.10.2010 04:12, schrieb malcolm at nag-j.co.jp:
>> (2) copy object from remote image to invoking image
> That's the problem. You can't do that. You can't do that because it has a polymorphic allocatable subcomponent. On another image. Copying the object involves copying the allocatable subcomponent. Which requires knowing what *its* type is - not just how big it is itself but also whether *it* has any further allocatable subcomponents.
I understand that. What I don't understand is how the restriction makes the problem go
TYPE IS (badfoo)
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is legal, but also would require the above-mentioned copying of unknown amounts of data.
If it isn't legal for some other reason - why then do we need the restriction?
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