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Re: Fortran is desperatly undersupported

Aleksej Saushev wrote:

>   Hello!
> I was trying to get FreeFEM++ running on NetBSD, when found, that
> pkgsrc almost doesn't support Fortran-based libraries, except for
> very limited extent.
> The main problem comes from using f2c, which requires patching the
> source to include fake MAIN__ subroutine. On FreeBSD you can link
> against libg2c (which is another nasty hack), you don't you have
> such option NetBSD. Many interesting practical packages require
> real Fortran, sometimes of '90 or '95 standard, and f2c doesn't
> give even Fortran-77 compiler of reasonable quality.
> Something has to be done with it.
> The changes are going to be pretty invasive, hence I'd like to listen
> for opinions how it should be dealt with (maybe even recommendations)
> before I start looking for possible solutions.
> -- 
> HE CE3OH...

Why don't you use g95?
I dont know if its in the list of acceptable fortran compilers, but it should 

When in doubt, use brute force.

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