Status of gfortan transition
Dear Debian developers,
Bidding adieu to the old Fortran compiler and using gfortran is one of
the proposed Lenny release goals. However, the showstoppes,
definitely, are lapack3 and atlas. There hasn't been any movement on
that side, and it seems that the packages could do with some help.
This has been a long standing issue. Also, Atlas does have new
upstream releases, albeit not declared "stable". However, I feel that
must also be packaged for Debian.
As for me, I am not a Fortran or a compiler expert. But I will
definitely help in testing any releases which you make, since that is
something in my capability.
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