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+/*
+ * Copyright (c) 2012 Sandia Corporation. Under the terms of Contract
+ * DE-AC04-94AL85000 with Sandia Corporation, the U.S. Governement
+ * retains certain rights in this software.
+ * 
+ * Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without
+ * modification, are permitted provided that the following conditions
+ * are met:
+ * 
+ *     * Redistributions of source code must retain the above copyright
+ *       notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer.
+ * 
+ *     * Redistributions in binary form must reproduce the above
+ *       copyright notice, this list of conditions and the following
+ *       disclaimer in the documentation and/or other materials provided
+ *       with the distribution.  
+ * 
+ *     * Neither the name of Sandia Corporation nor the names of its
+ *       contributors may be used to endorse or promote products derived
+ *       from this software without specific prior written permission.
+ * 
+ * THIS SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED BY THE COPYRIGHT HOLDERS AND CONTRIBUTORS
+ * "AS IS" AND ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT
+ * LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS
+ * FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE ARE DISCLAIMED. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE
+ * COPYRIGHT OWNER OR CONTRIBUTORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT,
+ * INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES
+ * (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR
+ * SERVICES; LOSS OF USE, DATA, OR PROFITS; OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION)
+ * HOWEVER CAUSED AND ON ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, WHETHER IN CONTRACT,
+ * STRICT LIABILITY, OR TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE)
+ * ARISING IN ANY WAY OUT OF THE USE OF THIS SOFTWARE, EVEN IF ADVISED
+ * OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE.
+ * 
+ */
+
+/*****************************************************************************
+ *
+ * exodusII_par.h - Exodus II parallel-aware API include file
+ *
+ *****************************************************************************/
+
+#ifndef EXODUS_II_PAR_HDR
+#define EXODUS_II_PAR_HDR
+
+#if !defined(PARALLEL_NETCDF)
+
+#include "exodusII.h"
+
+/*
+ * need following extern if this include file is used in a C++
+ * program, to keep the C++ compiler from mangling the function names.
+ */
+#ifdef __cplusplus
+extern "C" {
+#endif
+
+#define ex_open_par(path, mode, comp_ws, io_ws, version, comm, info) ex_open_par_int(path, mode, comp_ws, io_ws, version, comm, info, EX_API_VERS_NODOT)  
+#define ex_create_par(path, mode, comp_ws, io_ws, comm, info) ex_create_par_int(path, mode, comp_ws, io_ws, comm, info, EX_API_VERS_NODOT)  
+
+EXODUS_EXPORT int ex_open_par_int (const char  *path,
+				   int    mode,
+				   int   *comp_ws,
+				   int   *io_ws,
+				   float *version,
+				   MPI_Comm comm,
+				   MPI_Info info,
+				   int my_version);
+
+EXODUS_EXPORT int ex_create_par_int (const char *path, int cmode, int *comp_ws, int *io_ws,
+				     MPI_Comm comm,
+				     MPI_Info info,
+				     int my_version);
+
+#else
+#error "Parallel-aware exodusII_par.h included in non-parallel context"
+#endif
+
+#ifdef __cplusplus
+}                               /* close brackets on extern "C" declaration */
+#endif
+
+#endif
+