[Beowulf] Moores Law is dying

Greg Lindahl lindahl at pbm.com
Thu Apr 23 23:51:55 EDT 2009


On Thu, Apr 23, 2009 at 08:12:13PM -0700, Nifty Tom Mitchell wrote:

> Another way to explode the code space is generated interfaces (lib wrappers)
> for all the N data type in a library for N different languages.
> If I recall correctly the MPI folk already prune some of their generated wrappers
> so the linker does not hurl.  C to/from Fortran C to/from C++ etc... for
> all the various data types.... I forget which...

This is only because Fortran90+ lacks a void type. The code is the
same for all of the variants.

-- greg


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