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mpi_type_get_contents(3openmpi) [osx man page]

MPI_Type_get_contents(3OpenMPI) 										   MPI_Type_get_contents(3OpenMPI)

MPI_Type_get_contents - Returns information about arguments used in creation of a data type. SYNTAX
C Syntax #include <mpi.h> int MPI_Type_get_contents(MPI_Datatype datatype, int max_integers, int max_addresses, int max_datatypes, int array_of_integers[], MPI_Aint array_of_addresses[], MPI_Datatype array_of_datatypes[]) Fortran Syntax (see FORTRAN 77 NOTES) INCLUDE 'mpif.h' MPI_TYPE_GET_CONTENTS(DATATYPE, MAX_INTEGERS, MAX_ADDRESSES, MAX_DATATYPES, ARRAY_OF_INTEGERS, ARRAY_OF_ADDRESSES, ARRAY_OF_DATATYPES, IERROR) INTEGER DATATYPE, MAX_INTEGERS, MAX_ADDRESSES, MAX_DATATYPES INTEGER ARRAY_OF_INTEGERS(*), ARRAY_OF_DATATYPES(*), IERROR INTEGER(KIND=MPI_ADDRESS_KIND) ARRAY_OF_ADDRESSES(*) C++ Syntax #include <mpi.h> void MPI::Datatype::Get_contents(int max_integers, int max_addresses, int max_datatypes, int array_of_integers[], MPI::Aint array_of_addresses[], MPI::Datatype array_of_datatypes[]) const INPUT PARAMETERS
datatype Data type to access (handle). max_integers Number of elements in array_of_integers (nonnegative integer). max_addresses Number of elements in array_of_addresses (nonnegative integer). max_datatypes Number of elements in array_of_datatypes (nonnegative integer). OUTPUT PARAMETERS
array_of_integers Contains integer arguments used in constructing datatype (array of integers). array_of_addresses Contains address arguments used in constructing datatype (array of integers). array_of_datatypes Contains data-type arguments used in constructing datatype (array of integers). IERROR Fortran only: Error status (integer). DESCRIPTION
For the given data type, MPI_Type_get_envelope returns information on the number and type of input arguments used in the call that created the data type. The number-of-arguments values returned can be used to provide sufficiently large arrays in the decoding routine MPI_Type_get_contents. This call and the meaning of the returned values is described below. The combiner reflects the MPI data type con- structor call that was used in creating datatype. The parameter datatype must be a predefined unnamed or a derived data type. The call is erroneous if datatype is a predefined named data type. The values given for max_integers, max_addresses, and max_datatypes must be at least as large as the value returned in num_integers, num_addresses, and num_datatypes, respectively, in the call MPI_Type_get_envelope for the same datatype argument. The data types returned in array_of_datatypes are handles to data-type objects that are equivalent to the data types used in the original construction call. If these were derived data types, then the returned data types are new data-type objects, and the user is responsible for freeing these datatypes with MPI_Type_free. If these were predefined data types, then the returned data type is equal to that (con- stant) predefined data type and cannot be freed. The committed state of returned derived data types is undefined, that is, the data types may or may not be committed. Furthermore, the con- tent of attributes of returned data types is undefined. Note that MPI_Type_get_contents can be invoked with a data-type argument that was constructed using MPI_Type_create_f90_real, MPI_Type_cre- ate_f90_integer, or MPI_Type_create_f90_complex (an unnamed predefined data type). In such a case, an empty array_of_datatypes is returned. In the MPI-1 data-type constructor calls, the address arguments in Fortran are of type INTEGER. In the new MPI-2 calls, the address argu- ments are of type INTEGER(KIND=MPI ADDRESS KIND). The call MPI_Type_get_contents returns all addresses in an argument of type INTE- GER(KIND=MPI ADDRESS KIND). This is true even if the old MPI-1 calls were used. Thus, the location of values returned can be thought of as being returned by the C bindings. It can also be determined by examining the new MPI-2 calls for data-type constructors for the deprecated MPI-1 calls that involve addresses. FORTRAN 77 NOTES The MPI standard prescribes portable Fortran syntax for the ARRAY_OF_ADDRESSES argument only for Fortran 90. FORTRAN 77 users may use the non-portable syntax INTEGER*MPI_ADDRESS_KIND ARRAY_OF_ADDRESSES(*) where MPI_ADDRESS_KIND is a constant defined in mpif.h and gives the length of the declared integer in bytes. ERRORS
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 ALSO
MPI_Type_get_envelope Open MPI 1.2 September 2006 MPI_Type_get_contents(3OpenMPI)
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