[SciPy-user] SciPy-user Digest, Vol 27, Issue 13

Gerard Vermeulen gerard.vermeulen at grenoble.cnrs.fr
Sun Nov 13 09:33:22 CST 2005


On Sun, 13 Nov 2005 05:53:01 -0700
"Rick Muller" <rmuller at sandia.gov> wrote:

[ .. ]
> 
> The Macs are really nice, since you can automagically select which  
> gcc compiler you want. Something like this on linux would be really  
> nice.
> 
> I guess I'm just puzzled why the gcc project would remove something  
> that was already working. Absoft did the same thing, force their f77  
> users to start using their f9x product. This is probably a good way  
> to detect bugs in f9x product, but why would you take away something  
> that was already working? I guess I need to ask this on one of the  
> gcc lists.
> 
gcc-4.0 is a new (and less mature than gcc-3.4).

The g77 project leader stepped down:
http://world.std.com/~burley/g77.html#how

Try to find out if your Linux distro supports also an older
compiler set (sometimes some distros do).

Gerard



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