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MPI_Address(3)			      MPI			MPI_Address(3)

NAME
       MPI_Address -  Gets the address of a location in	memory

SYNOPSIS
       int MPI_Address(MPICH2_CONST void *location, MPI_Aint *address)

INPUT PARAMETER
       location
	      -	location in caller memory (choice)

OUTPUT PARAMETER
       address
	      -	address	of location (address integer)

NOTE
       This  routine  is  provided for both the	Fortran	and C programmers.  On
       many systems, the address returned by this routine will be the same  as
       produced	by the C _ operator, but this is not required in C and may not
       be true of systems with word- rather than byte-oriented instructions or
       systems with segmented address spaces.

THREAD AND INTERRUPT SAFETY
       This  routine is	both thread- and interrupt-safe.  This means that this
       routine may safely be used by multiple threads and from within a	signal
       handler.

DEPRECATED FUNCTION
       The  MPI-2  standard deprecated a number	of routines because MPI-2 pro-
       vides better versions.  This routine is one of those  that  was	depre-
       cated.	The  routine  may continue to be used, but new code should use
       the  replacement	 routine.   The	 replacement  for  this	  routine   is
       MPI_Get_address .

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.   ierr  is
       an  integer and has the same meaning as the return value	of 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 )	are of type INTEGER in
       Fortran.

ERRORS
       All MPI routines	(except	MPI_Wtime and  MPI_Wtick  )  return  an	 error
       value;  C routines as the value of the function and Fortran routines in
       the last	argument.  Before the value is returned, the current MPI error
       handler	is called.  By default,	this error handler aborts the MPI job.
       The error handler may be	changed	with MPI_Comm_set_errhandler (for com-
       municators),  MPI_File_set_errhandler  (for files), and MPI_Win_set_er-
       rhandler	(for RMA windows).  The	MPI-1 routine  MPI_Errhandler_set  may
       be  used	 but  its  use	is  deprecated.	  The predefined error handler
       MPI_ERRORS_RETURN may be	used to	cause error  values  to	 be  returned.
       Note  that MPI does not guarentee that an MPI program can continue past
       an error; however, MPI implementations will attempt to  continue	 when-
       ever possible.

       MPI_SUCCESS
	      -	No error; MPI routine completed	successfully.
       MPI_ERR_OTHER
	      -	 Other	error;	use  MPI_Error_string  to get more information
	      about this error code.

LOCATION
       src/mpi/datatype/address.c

				   9/20/2012			MPI_Address(3)

NAME | SYNOPSIS | INPUT PARAMETER | OUTPUT PARAMETER | NOTE | THREAD AND INTERRUPT SAFETY | DEPRECATED FUNCTION | NOTES FOR FORTRAN | ERRORS | LOCATION

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