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MPI_Put - Copies data from the origin memory to the target.
MPI_Put(void *origin_addr, int origin_count, MPI_Datatype
origin_datatype, int target_rank, MPI_Aint target_disp,
int target_count, MPI_Datatype target_datatype, MPI_Win win)
Fortran Syntax (see FORTRAN 77 NOTES)
MPI_PUT(ORIGIN_ADDR, ORIGIN_COUNT, ORIGIN_DATATYPE, TARGET_RANK,
TARGET_DISP, TARGET_COUNT, TARGET_DATATYPE, WIN, IERROR)
INTEGER ORIGIN_COUNT, ORIGIN_DATATYPE, TARGET_RANK, TARGET_COUNT,
TARGET_DATATYPE, WIN, IERROR
void MPI::Win::Put(const void* origin_addr, int origin_count, const
MPI::Datatype& origin_datatype, int target_rank, MPI::Aint
target_disp, int target_count, const MPI::Datatype&
Initial address of origin buffer (choice).
Number of entries in origin buffer (nonnegative integer).
Data type of each entry in origin buffer (handle).
Rank of target (nonnegative integer).
Displacement from start of window to target buffer (nonnega-
Number of entries in target buffer (nonnegative integer).
Data type of each entry in target buffer (handle).
win Window object used for communication (handle).
IERROR Fortran only: Error status (integer).
address and window displacement unit specified at window initializa-
tion, by the target process.
The target buffer is specified by the arguments target_count and tar-
The data transfer is the same as that which would occur if the origin
process executed a send operation with arguments origin_addr, ori-
gin_count, origin_datatype, target_rank, tag, comm, and the target
process executed a receive operation with arguments target_addr, tar-
get_count, target_datatype, source, tag, comm, where target_addr is the
target buffer address computed as explained above, and comm is a commu-
nicator for the group of win.
The communication must satisfy the same constraints as for a similar
message-passing communication. The target_datatype may not specify
overlapping entries in the target buffer. The message sent must fit,
without truncation, in the target buffer. Furthermore, the target
buffer must fit in the target window. In addition, only processes
within the same buffer can access the target window.
The target_datatype argument is a handle to a datatype object defined
at the origin process. However, this object is interpreted at the tar-
get process: The outcome is as if the target datatype object were
defined at the target process, by the same sequence of calls used to
define it at the origin process. The target data type must contain only
relative displacements, not absolute addresses. The same holds for get
The target_datatype argument is a handle to a datatype object that is
defined at the origin process, even though it defines a data layout in
the target process memory. This does not cause problems in a homoge-
neous or heterogeneous environment, as long as only portable data types
are used (portable data types are defined in Section 2.4 of the MPI-2
The performance of a put transfer can be significantly affected, on
some systems, from the choice of window location and the shape and
location of the origin and target buffer: Transfers to a target window
in memory allocated by MPI_Alloc_mem may be much faster on shared mem-
ory systems; transfers from contiguous buffers will be faster on most,
if not all, systems; the alignment of the communication buffers may
also impact performance.
FORTRAN 77 NOTES
The MPI standard prescribes portable Fortran syntax for the TARGET_DISP
argument only for Fortran 90. FORTRAN 77 users may use the non-portable
where MPI_ADDRESS_KIND is a constant defined in mpif.h and gives the
length of the declared integer in bytes.
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.
Open MPI 1.2 September 2006 MPI_Put(3OpenMPI)
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