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MPI_Test_cancelled - Tests whether a request was canceled.


C Syntax

#include <mpi.h>
int MPI_Test_cancelled(const MPI_Status *status, int *flag)

Fortran Syntax

INCLUDE ’mpif.h’

C++ Syntax

#include <mpi.h>
bool Status::Is_cancelled() const

Input Parameter

Status object (status).

Output Parameters

True if operation was cancelled (logical).
Fortran only: Error status (integer).


Returns flag = true if the communication associated with the status object was canceled successfully. In such a case, all other fields of status (such as count or tag) are undefined. Otherwise, returns flag = false. If a receive operation might be canceled, one should call MPI_Test_cancelled first, to check whether the operation was canceled, before checking on the other fields of the return status.


Cancel can be an expensive operation that should be used only exceptionally.


Almost all MPI routines return an error value; C routines as the value of the function and Fortran routines in the last argument. C++ functions 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.

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