[MITgcm-support] flushing stdout on IBM p690

Patrick Rosendahl Patrick.Rosendahl at zmaw.de
Mon Feb 19 08:17:53 EST 2007

apart from flushing, you can set the buffersize to zero bytes via 
setvbuf (or a small value). Here is a link:

Martin Losch wrote:
> Hi there,
> I am having fun with an IBM p690 with an xlf compiler. When I run  into 
> the time limit of the queueing system (loadLeveler), normally my  
> STDOUT.* files are completely empty and I have no idea how far the  
> model has got. Therefore I would like to "flush" the STDOUT.* every  now 
> and then, preferably after monitor output is written.
> Is is a good idea to put a "CALL FLUSH(mon_ioUnit)" at the end of  
> monitor.F? Should it go between the IF ( MASTER_CPU_IO(myThid) THEN  
> [...] ENDIF, or rather outside this IF block in monitor.F?
> Or does anyone have a better suggestion for placing this call? Maybe  
> there is even a totally different solution I can try?
> Thanks,
> Martin
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