# Name

**HPL_max** Combine (max) two buffers.
# Synopsis

`#include "hpl.h"`

`void`

`HPL_max(`

`const int`

`N`

,
`const void *`

`IN`

,
`void *`

`INOUT`

,
`const HPL_T_TYPE`

`DTYPE`

`);`

# Description

**HPL_max**
combines (max) two buffers.
# Arguments

N (input) const int
On entry, N specifies the length of the buffers to be
combined. N must be at least zero.

IN (input) const void *
On entry, IN points to the input-only buffer to be combined.

INOUT (input/output) void *
On entry, INOUT points to the input-output buffer to be
combined. On exit, the entries of this array contains the
combined results.

DTYPE (input) const HPL_T_TYPE
On entry, DTYPE specifies the type of the buffers operands.

# See Also

HPL_broadcast,
HPL_reduce,
HPL_all_reduce,
HPL_barrier,
HPL_min,
HPL_sum.