Jyrki Wahlstedt jwa at
Sat Jun 2 11:24:35 PDT 2007

On 2.6.2007, at 20.35, Andre-John Mas wrote:

> On 2-Jun-07, at 13:11 , Jyrki Wahlstedt wrote:
>> On 2.6.2007, at 16.32, Andre-John Mas wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> I have just been given some fortran source, which I need to compile,
>>> so I was curious to know whether a fortran compiler existed as part
>>> of MacPorts? There doesn't seem to be a Fortran compiler as part of
>>> the basic gcc installers that comes with XCode, at least there  
>>> doesn't
>>> seem to be an f77 command.
>>> Andre
>> Hi,
>> there seem to be two, g95 and a Fortran95 front-end in gcc4*  
>> packages. Depends, what Fortran dialect you have, but worth a try,  
>> anyway…
> I am not familiar with Fortran. I got program whose source is in  
> Fortran,
> so I just needed to find a way to compile it. The Makefile makes
> reference to f77.
> I will give gcc42 a go and see if that helps.
> BTW Will gcc42 break my ability to create universal binaries, or  
> effect
> XCode in any way?
> Andre
gcc42 is certainly a solid package. Just be prepared to have  
something to do while it builds, it takes its time. gcc42 lives in  
MacPorts box, so it shouldn't affect Xcode.
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