From: Orlando P. Hevia <heviaop@ci...> - 2002-09-21 10:08:28
William Sternbach wrote:
> I took Fortran in the University back in 1986. But its been 16 years
> since I've coded in Fortran. But I used "C" everyday, so I wanted to
> convert the source code to "C".
> I may want to keep the source in Fortran, and compile and run it in
> Fortran using Mingw GCC 3.2 Fortran.
> From your experience, how stable is the Mingw GCC 3.2 Fortran compiler.
> Since most people use Mingw GCC 3.2 for "C/C++" development, I was
> concerned that the Fortran piece is not thoroughly tested in real world
> environments. Since Asteroid orbit calculations are very cpu-intensive
> and complex and require a bug free compiler, how stable do you feel the
> GCC 3.2 Fortran compiler is?
I am compiling a big program (ATP, Alternative Transients
Program, http://www.emtp.org), more than 200000 FORTRAN lines,
without problems at compile/link/use time.
I am using Mingw 3.2, (plus DOS/DJGPP and Linux) FORTRAN
and C for each platform.
OPH. 2002-9-21 7:03
Ing. Orlando P. Hevia