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MPI_Waitany(3)			      MPI			MPI_Waitany(3)

NAME
       MPI_Waitany -  Waits for	any specified MPI Request to complete

SYNOPSIS
       int MPI_Waitany(int count, MPI_Request array_of_requests[], int *index,
		      MPI_Status *status)

INPUT PARAMETERS
       count  -	list length (integer)
       array_of_requests
	      -	array of requests (array of handles)

OUTPUT PARAMETERS
       index  -	 index	of  handle for operation that completed	(integer).  In
	      the range	0 to count-1 .	In Fortran, the	range is 1 to count .

       status -	status object (Status).	 May be	MPI_STATUS_IGNORE .

NOTES
       If all of the requests are MPI_REQUEST_NULL , then index	is returned as
       MPI_UNDEFINED , and status is returned as an empty status.

       While it	is possible to list a request handle more than once in the ar-
       ray_of_requests,	such an	action is considered erroneous and  may	 cause
       the program to unexecpectedly terminate or produce incorrect results.

NOTES ON THE MPI_STATUS	ARGUMENT
       The MPI_ERROR field of the status return	is only	set if the return from
       the MPI routine is MPI_ERR_IN_STATUS .  That error class	 is  only  re-
       turned  by  the	routines  that	take  an  array	 of status arguments (
       MPI_Testall , MPI_Testsome , MPI_Waitall	, and MPI_Waitsome ).  In  all
       other  cases,  the  value  of  the MPI_ERROR field in the status	is un-
       changed.	 See section 3.2.5 in the MPI-1.1 specification	for the	 exact
       text.

       For  send  operations, the only use of status is	for MPI_Test_cancelled
       or in the case that there is an error in	one of the four	routines  that
       may  return  the	 error	class  MPI_ERR_IN_STATUS  ,  in	which case the
       MPI_ERROR field of status will be set.  In that case, the value will be
       set  to	MPI_SUCCESS  for  any send or receive operation	that completed
       successfully, or	MPI_ERR_PENDING	for any	operation  which  has  neither
       failed nor completed.

THREAD AND INTERRUPT SAFETY
       This  routine  is  thread-safe.	 This  means  that this	routine	may be
       safely used by multiple threads without the need	for any	 user-provided
       thread  locks.  However,	the routine is not interrupt safe.  Typically,
       this is due to the use of memory	allocation routines such as malloc  or
       other  non-MPICH	 runtime  routines  that are themselves	not interrupt-
       safe.

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_REQUEST
	      -	Invalid	MPI_Request .  Either  null  or,  in  the  case	 of  a
	      MPI_Start	or MPI_Startall	, not a	persistent request.
       MPI_ERR_ARG
	      -	Invalid	argument.  Some	argument is invalid and	is not identi-
	      fied by a	specific error class (e.g., MPI_ERR_RANK ).

LOCATION
       src/mpi/pt2pt/waitany.c

				   9/20/2012			MPI_Waitany(3)

NAME | SYNOPSIS | INPUT PARAMETERS | OUTPUT PARAMETERS | NOTES | NOTES ON THE MPI_STATUS ARGUMENT | THREAD AND INTERRUPT SAFETY | NOTES FOR FORTRAN | ERRORS | LOCATION

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