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       MPIL_Signal -  LAM/MPI-specific function to send a LAM signal to a rank
       in an MPI communicator


       #include <mpi.h>
       int MPIL_Signal(MPI_Comm comm, int rank, int signo)


       comm   - MPI communicator (handle)
       rank   - rank to send it to
       signo  - signal number


       An asynchronous signal is delivered from one process  to  another  with
       MPIL_Signal().   The target process is selected with a communicator and
       a process rank  within  that  communicator.   The  remaining  argument,
       signo,  identifies  the  signal  to  be  delivered.   These signals are
       completely apart from the signals provided by the underlying  operating
       system.  LAM signals, defined in <lam_ksignal.h>, are listed below.

       LAM_SIGTRACE   1    unload trace data
       LAM_SIGC       2    user defined
       LAM_SIGARECV   3    async receive pending
       LAM_SIGUDIE    4    terminate
       LAM_SIGARREST  5    suspend execution
       LAM_SIGRELEASE 6    continue execution
       LAM_SIGA       7    user defined
       LAM_SIGB       8    user defined
       LAM_SIGFUSE    9    node about to die
       LAM_SIGSHRINK  10   another node has died

       This  is  a  LAM/MPI-specific function.  Most users should not have use
       for this function.  If this function is used,  it  should  be  used  in
       conjunction with the LAM_MPI C preprocessor macro

       #if LAM_MPI


       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


       If an error occurs in an MPI function, the current MPI error handler is
       called  to  handle  it.   By default, this error handler aborts the MPI
       job.  The error handler may be changed with  MPI_Errhandler_set  ;  the
       predefined  error  handler MPI_ERRORS_RETURN may be used to cause error
       values to be returned (in C and Fortran; this  error  handler  is  less
       useful  in  with  the  C++  MPI bindings.  The predefined error handler
       MPI::ERRORS_THROW_EXCEPTIONS should be used in C++ if the  error  value
       needs  to  be recovered).  Note that MPI does not guarantee that an MPI
       program can continue past an error.

       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.  The C++  bindings  for  MPI  do  not  return  error
       values;  instead,  error values are communicated by throwing exceptions
       of type MPI::Exception (but  not  by  default).   Exceptions  are  only
       thrown if the error value is not MPI::SUCCESS .

       Note  that  if  the MPI::ERRORS_RETURN handler is set in C++, while MPI
       functions will return upon an error, there will be no  way  to  recover
       what the actual error value was.
              - 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 source or destination rank.   Ranks  must  be  between
              zero  and  the  size  of  the communicator minus one; ranks in a
              receive ( MPI_Recv , MPI_Irecv , MPI_Sendrecv , etc.)  may  also
              be MPI_ANY_SOURCE .

              -  Other  error;  use  MPI_Error_string  to get more information
              about this error code.