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RedHat 9 (Linux i386) - man page for mpi_file_preallocate (redhat section 3)

MPI_File_preallocate(3) 					       MPI-2						   MPI_File_preallocate(3)

NAME
MPI_File_preallocate - Preallocates storage space for a file
SYNOPSIS
#include "mpi.h" int MPI_File_preallocate(MPI_File fh, MPI_Offset size)
INPUT PARAMETERS
fh - file handle (handle) size - size to preallocate (nonnegative integer)
NOTES FOR FORTRAN
All MPI routines in Fortran (except for 'MPI_WTIME' and 'MPI_WTICK') have an additional argument 'ierr' at the end of the argument list. the routine in C. In Fortran, MPI routines are subroutines and are invoked with the 'call' statement. All MPI objects (e.g., 'MPI_Datatype', 'MPI_Comm', 'MPI_File') are of type 'INTEGER' in Fortran. 3/4/1998 MPI_File_preallocate(3)