MPI_Sizeof - Returns the size, in bytes, of the given type
MPI_SIZEOF(X, SIZE, IERROR)
INTEGER SIZE, IERROR
X A Fortran variable of numeric intrisic type (choice).
SIZE Size of machine representation of that type (integer).
IERROR Error status (integer).
MPI_SIZEOF returns the size (in bytes) of the machine representation of the given variable. It is a generic Fortran type and has a Fortran
binding only. This routine is similar to the sizeof builtin in C/C++. However, if given an array argument, it returns the size of the base
element, not the size of the whole array.
This function is not available in C/C++ because it is not necessary.
Almost all MPI routines return an error value; C routines as the value of the function and Fortran routines in the last argument. C++ func-
tions do not return errors. If the default error handler is set to MPI::ERRORS_THROW_EXCEPTIONS, then on error the C++ exception mechanism
will be used to throw an MPI:Exception object.
Before the error value is returned, the current MPI error handler is called. By default, this error handler aborts the MPI job, except for
I/O function errors. The error handler may be changed with MPI_Comm_set_errhandler; the predefined error handler MPI_ERRORS_RETURN may be
used to cause error values to be returned. Note that MPI does not guarantee that an MPI program can continue past an error.
See the MPI man page for a full list of MPI error codes.
Open MPI 1.2 September 2006 MPI_Sizeof(3OpenMPI)