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Re: gfortran

On Sun, Jun 25, 2006 at 09:26:19AM +0200, Francesco Pietra wrote:
> I wish to compile on amd64 debian etch (two dual opteron on Tyan K8WE S2895) a 
> program (gamess-us, as a merely a curiosity to see how it runs in comparison 
> with mpqc) that is indicated:
> "Your computer must have a FORTRAN compiler and a C compiler in order to 
> compile GAMESS from its source. No other software is required, usually (the 
> exceptions are high end parallel systems which may require extra messaging 
> software)"
> $gcc -v
> gcc version 4.1.1 20060511 (prerelease) (Debian 4.1.0-4)
> From
> $apt-cache search gfortran
> and
> $apt-cache show gfortran
> I do not understand if I need to do:
> #aptitude install gfortran
> or if gfortran is already installed with gcc
> I have purged from lib32 and, of course, I need the program (gamess-us) to run 
> on the four nodes; if any doubt that it will run in full parallel mode, I'll 
> notgo to install.

The gnu fortran compiler is named g77 I believe.

~# apt-cache show g77
Package: g77
Priority: optional
Section: devel
Installed-Size: 8
Maintainer: Debian GCC Maintainers <debian-gcc@lists.debian.org>
Architecture: i386
Source: gcc-defaults (1.36)
Version: 4:3.4.6-5
Provides: fortran-compiler
Depends: cpp (>= 4:4.1.1-1), gcc (>= 4:4.1.1-1), g77-3.4 (>= 3.4.6-1)
Suggests: g77-doc
Filename: pool/main/g/gcc-defaults/g77_3.4.6-5_i386.deb
Size: 1254
MD5sum: 6a6a5649c0a0dae4b65f4aaba135f856
Description: The GNU Fortran 77 compiler
 This is the GNU g77 Fortran compiler, which compiles Fortran 77 on platforms
 supported by the gcc compiler. It uses the gcc backend to generate optimized
 This is a dependency package providing the default GNU Fortran 77 compiler.
Tag: devel::compiler, interface::commandline, langdevel::fortran, made-of::lang:c, role::aux:metapackage, special::meta, works-with::software:source

Or try apt-cache search fortran and see if gives any interesting options.

Len Sorensen

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