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Re: fw: gfortran transition release goal proposal

George N. White III wrote:

> This transition should not be a tied to gfortran and the gcc toolchain.  When
> the code has to change, it should be made to conform to current standards,
> or in a few years we will doing it all over yet again.  One approach would be
> to adopt the POSX Fortran bindings, the other is to use the current Fortran
> standard.  The former has pxf_getarg(), while the latter provides:
> call GET_COMMAND_ARGUMENT(iarg, buf, ilen, ierror)
> There was an open source implementation of the POSIX fortran bindings
> by Ron Shepard at ANL, and at least one independent implementation has
> been mentioned on c.l.f.

What do you suggest for *C/C++* code that, for whatever reason, needs to
call GETARG() or whatever the modern equivalent is from a FORTRAN library?

best regards,

Kevin B. McCarty <kmccarty@princeton.edu>   Physics Department
WWW: http://www.princeton.edu/~kmccarty/    Princeton University
GPG: public key ID 4F83C751                 Princeton, NJ 08544

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