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The most generic wisdom export/import functions allow you to provide
an arbitrary callback function to read/write one character at a time
in any way you want. However, your callback function must be written
in a special way, using the
bind(C) attribute to be passed to a
In particular, to call the generic wisdom export function
fftw_export_wisdom, you would write a callback subroutine of the form:
subroutine my_write_char(c, p) bind(C) use, intrinsic :: iso_c_binding character(C_CHAR), value :: c type(C_PTR), value :: p ...write c... end subroutine my_write_char
Given such a subroutine (along with the corresponding interface definition), you could then export wisdom using:
call fftw_export_wisdom(c_funloc(my_write_char), p)
c_funloc intrinsic converts a Fortran
bind(C) subroutine into a C function pointer. The parameter
p is a
type(C_PTR) to any arbitrary data that you want
to pass to
C_NULL_PTR if none). (Note
that you can get a C pointer to Fortran data using the intrinsic
c_loc, and convert it back to a Fortran pointer in
Similarly, to use the generic
fftw_import_wisdom, you would
define a callback function of the form:
integer(C_INT) function my_read_char(p) bind(C) use, intrinsic :: iso_c_binding type(C_PTR), value :: p character :: c ...read a character c... my_read_char = ichar(c, C_INT) end function my_read_char .... integer(C_INT) :: ret ret = fftw_import_wisdom(c_funloc(my_read_char), p) if (ret .eq. 0) stop 'error importing wisdom'
Your function can return
-1 if the end of the input is reached.
p is an arbitrary
type(C_PTR that is passed
through to your function.
if an error occurred and nonzero otherwise.