"Alan W. Irwin" wrote:
> Hi Arjen:
> Just to follow up on this topic, there has been no response to my bug report
> either from Michael Lemke (the guy who originally noted the problem several
> years ago) or the Cygwin mailing list. So it appears everybody is content
> not to deal with this g77 packaging/linking issue on Cygwin even though it
> should be straightforward to sort it out with the nice test results you put
> together for me. It is possible we are victims of g77 developer fatigue with
> gfortran and g95 taking up more and more free fortran compiler mind share.
Pity. It was to be expected, but one would expect at least an answer.
> Anyhow, for the combination of g77, Cygwin, and shared libraries I have
> modified the cvs HEAD version of f77.ac to disable command-line parsing.
> I have confirmed that the change does not interfere with the correct Linux
> result (to allow fortran command-line parsing), but my cf/*.ac skills are a
> bit shaky (I just copy syntax and logic from one file to the next, and it
> usually works) so could you please check this gives the correct result (a
> bindings/f77/configurable.f that just returns with an error message rather
> than attempting to do command-line parsing) for the combination of g77 and
> shared libraries on Cygwin? Also, please check that the fortran part of
> plplot-test.sh now works properly for shared-library Cygwin systems.
I should have Cygwin properly set up now as a compolete development
environment (including CVS and such). So that ought to speed up this
of tests. I will report the results ASAP.