[Developers] Re: [Patches] Correct problems with IBM Fortran compiler and F77FLAGS

Tom Goodale goodale at cct.lsu.edu
Tue Dec 13 10:32:47 CST 2005

I've seen no more comment on this, so assume it's working for people.

Please apply.



On Mon, 7 Nov 2005, Erik Schnetter wrote:

> On Nov 4, 2005, at 13:19:33, Erik Schnetter wrote:
>> When setting F77 to F90 while configuring, we recently also started setting 
>> F77FLAGS to F90FLAGS.  Since this change, compiling F77 code with the IBM 
>> Fortran compiler seems to be broken.  The compiler does not recognise any 
>> more that F77 files are in fixed format.  This problem has been extensively 
>> discussed on the developers' list in the last weeks.  This patch corrects 
>> that problem.
>> Some known-architecture files produce makefile fragments that add, at run 
>> time, additional flags to F90FLAGS to set the source code form correctly 
>> (fixed or free format).  These fragments need to add the same flags to 
>> F77FLAGS as well.  This concerns the architectures AIX, BGL, and Darwin.
> The previous version was not working correctly.  Steve White confirmed that 
> this patch is better and solves his problems.
> -erik

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