Monthly Archives: November 2006

SEEK_SET is #defined but must not be for the C++ binding of MPI

The error-

[code] c:/Program Files/MPICH2/include/mpicxx.h(26): fatal error C1189: #error : “SEEK_SET is #defined but must not be for the C++ binding of MPI”[/code]compiling your MPI application occurs because of MPI – 2 bug. This is because of SET_SEE which is defined in both mpi.h and stdio.h. The work around is to add

[code]-DMPICH_IGNORE_CXX_SEEK[/code]to a command line. This can be done by following the path : project properties – C/C++ – Command Line;