[Developers] [Patches] more efficient synchronisation of groups

Tom Goodale goodale at cct.lsu.edu
Mon Jul 3 09:54:14 CDT 2006


On Mon, 3 Jul 2006, Tom Goodale wrote:

> On Mon, 3 Jul 2006, Thomas Radke wrote:
>
>> After some discussion, Jonathan and I came to the same conclusion. So I
>> will change the API back to using C integers then.
>>
>> I wonder why we designed other flesh interfaces to take CCTK_INT arrays,
>> for instance CCTK_InterpGridArrays() or CCTK_ReduceGridArrays() ?
>> [If this starts a whole new discussion thread we should probably change
>> the subject.]
>
> CCTK_INT is supposed to guarantee the same size for the type in both
> languages; just using 'int' and 'INTEGER' do not.

This has caused problems on machines in the past - e.g. the T3E.

Tom


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