Subject: Re: package conflicts
To: Zdenek Salvet <>
From: None <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 08/24/1998 23:23:22
On Wed, 19 Aug 1998, Zdenek Salvet wrote:

> Hello,
> I have noticed  egcs-19980608 and f2c-19980516 use the same names
> for important files (the contents are different):
> /usr/pkg/bin/f77
> /usr/pkg/include/f2c.h
> /usr/pkg/lib/libf2c.a
> I suggest to change the names 
> /usr/pkg/bin/f77 -> /usr/pkg/bin/f2c-f77 for f2c-* package

I sent in an updated f2c package today (via send-pr).  f77 has been
renamed as f2c-f77 as you suggested. I also fixed the -o bug in f2c-f77
along with some others.

> PS. Please add -fPIC support to f2c-f77 of lang/f2c package,
>     new patches/patch-ac follows:
I also added this option.

If you need or want the changes before they make it into the official
collection, they are at
and the distfile is at

they'll stay there until I get a notice that my send-pr has been accepted.

Thanks for the suggestions and help on this.