Open MPI logo

MPI_Close_port(3) man page (version 1.4.5)

  |   Home   |   Support   |   FAQ   |  

« Return to documentation listing

Table of Contents


MPI_Close_port - Releases the specified network address.


C Syntax

#include <mpi.h>
int MPI_Close_port(char *port_name)

Fortran Syntax

INCLUDE ’mpif.h’

C++ Syntax

#include <mpi.h>
void MPI::Close_port(const char* port_name)

Input Parameter

A port (string).

Output Parameter

Fortran only: Error status (integer).


MPI_Close_port releases the network address represented by port_name.


Almost all MPI routines return an error value; C routines as the value of the function and Fortran routines in the last argument. C++ functions do not return errors. If the default error handler is set to MPI::ERRORS_THROW_EXCEPTIONS, then on error the C++ exception mechanism will be used to throw an MPI:Exception object.

Before the error value is returned, the current MPI error handler is called. By default, this error handler aborts the MPI job, except for I/O function errors. The error handler may be changed with MPI_Comm_set_errhandler; the predefined error handler MPI_ERRORS_RETURN may be used to cause error values to be returned. Note that MPI does not guarantee that an MPI program can continue past an error.

Table of Contents

« Return to documentation listing