[SciPy-dev] From F90 to F77
Tue Nov 6 20:58:21 CST 2007
John Travers wrote:
> On Tue, 2007-11-06 at 16:07 -0500, Pierre GM wrote:
>> A few months ago, I wrote a small scipy package calling some Fortran 90 code.
>> Everything went fine until we tried to compile the package with g77, where
>> the compiler choked on the slices and FLOOR that were present in the code.
>> Rewriting the F90 code to get rid of the slices was easy, but I wouldn't want
>> to mess with FLOOR.
>> What would be the best approach to have access to FLOOR during the build ?
> Why not just use gfortran? g77 is no longer maintained for several years
> whereas gfortran is under very active development and should compile all
> f95/f90/f77 code and even have compatibility with many of g77s bugs (err
g77 is still used as the default fortran compiler in major distributions
(ubuntu and debian, for example), and g77 is not ABI compatible with
gfortran without a lot of efforts.
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