[SciPy-dev] Re: [Scipy-cvs] CVS update: world/scipy/scipy_distutils/command

Pearu Peterson pearu at cens.ioc.ee
Tue Sep 17 11:23:39 CDT 2002


On Tue, 17 Sep 2002, Skip Montanaro wrote:

> It does appear that Sun's intention is that the source file suffix is the
> way you get specific behavior. ".f" should probably always be interpreted as
> Fortran-77.  Do other compilers have the same (or similar) conventions?

Yes, almost..

gcc has this convention.

Intel Fortran compiler interprets ".f" as fixed format Fortran source
(not necessarily Fortran 77).

MIPSpro Fortran compilers have separate f77 and f90. E.g. f77 compiles f90
source but warns that f77 linker is used. Anyway, ".f" is interpreted as
fixed format Fortran source again.

Pearu





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