MPI_Get_processor_name - Gets the name of the processor.
188.8.131.52.1. C Syntax
#include <mpi.h> int MPI_Get_processor_name(char *name, int *resultlen)
184.108.40.206.2. Fortran Syntax
USE MPI ! or the older form: INCLUDE 'mpif.h' MPI_GET_PROCESSOR_NAME(NAME, RESULTLEN, IERROR) CHARACTER*(*) NAME INTEGER RESULTLEN, IERROR
220.127.116.11.3. Fortran 2008 Syntax
USE mpi_f08 MPI_Get_processor_name(name, resultlen, ierror) CHARACTER(LEN=MPI_MAX_PROCESSOR_NAME), INTENT(OUT) :: name INTEGER, INTENT(OUT) :: resultlen INTEGER, OPTIONAL, INTENT(OUT) :: ierror
18.104.22.168. OUTPUT PARAMETERS
nameA unique specifier for the actual (as opposed to virtual)
resultlen: Length (in characters) of result returned in name.
ierror: Fortran only: Error status (integer).
This routine returns the
name of the processor on which it was
called at the moment of the call. The
name is a character string for
maximum flexibility. From this value it must be possible to identify a
specific piece of hardware. The argument
name must represent storage
that is at least MPI_MAX_PROCESSOR_NAME characters long.
The number of characters actually written is returned in the output
The user must provide at least MPI_MAX_PROCESSOR_NAME space to write
names can be this long. The user
should examine the output argument,
resultlen, to determine the
actual length of the
Almost all MPI routines return an error value; C routines as the return result of the function and Fortran routines in the last argument.
Before the error value is returned, the current MPI error handler associated with the communication object (e.g., communicator, window, file) is called. If no communication object is associated with the MPI call, then the call is considered attached to MPI_COMM_SELF and will call the associated MPI error handler. When MPI_COMM_SELF is not initialized (i.e., before MPI_Init/MPI_Init_thread, after MPI_Finalize, or when using the Sessions Model exclusively) the error raises the initial error handler. The initial error handler can be changed by calling MPI_Comm_set_errhandler on MPI_COMM_SELF when using the World model, or the mpi_initial_errhandler CLI argument to mpiexec or info key to MPI_Comm_spawn/MPI_Comm_spawn_multiple. If no other appropriate error handler has been set, then the MPI_ERRORS_RETURN error handler is called for MPI I/O functions and the MPI_ERRORS_ABORT error handler is called for all other MPI functions.
Open MPI includes three predefined error handlers that can be used:
MPI_ERRORS_ARE_FATALCauses the program to abort all connected MPI processes.
MPI_ERRORS_ABORTAn error handler that can be invoked on a communicator, window, file, or session. When called on a communicator, it acts as if MPI_Abort was called on that communicator. If called on a window or file, acts as if MPI_Abort was called on a communicator containing the group of processes in the corresponding window or file. If called on a session, aborts only the local process.
MPI_ERRORS_RETURNReturns an error code to the application.
MPI applications can also implement their own error handlers by calling:
MPI_Session_create_errhandler then MPI_Session_set_errhandler or at MPI_Session_init
Note that MPI does not guarantee that an MPI program can continue past an error.
See the MPI man page for a full list of MPI error codes.
See the Error Handling section of the MPI-3 standard for more information.