MPI_Cartdim_getRetrieves Cartesian topology information associated with a communicator
int MPI_Cartdim_get( MPI_Comm comm, int *ndims );
- [in] communicator with cartesian structure (handle)
- [out] number of dimensions of the cartesian structure (integer)
The functions MPI_CARTDIM_GET and MPI_CART_GET return the cartesian topology information that was associated with a communicator by MPI_CART_CREATE.
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.
Notes for FortranAll 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.
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 communicators), MPI_File_set_errhandler (for files), and MPI_Win_set_errhandler (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 whenever possible.
- No error; MPI routine completed successfully.
- Invalid communicator. A common error is to use a null communicator in a call (not even allowed in MPI_Comm_rank).
- Invalid argument. Some argument is invalid and is not identified by a specific error class (e.g., MPI_ERR_RANK).
The following sample code illustrates MPI_Cartdim_get.