[O-MPI users] Re: [Beowulf] Alternative to MPI ABI

Patrick Geoffray patrick at myri.com
Fri Mar 25 15:53:02 PST 2005

Greg Lindahl wrote:
> You yourself said how MPI implementers would actually implement this
> without needing to change any internals: Make the C interface routines
> do the same thing that F77 does today. Elapsed time: a few months,
> same as MorphMPI. No internals need to be changed.

Now I get it, I think. Basically, you propose that we make the same 
choices that were done for the F77 interface, ie integer instead of 
pointers for example. Sounds fine to me. We can start from that and we 
can still change things if we have consensus.


Patrick Geoffray
Myricom, Inc.

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