[rescue] Want a solaris box with F77 on it.

George Wyche gw at citasystems.com
Fri Nov 20 08:49:46 CST 2009

@Paco Linux. Yes I played with several such possibilities.
I know what I want.

Paco Linux wrote:
> Hi:
> Have you tried f2c ?
Oh yes.
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/F2c
> Paco
> On Thu, Nov 19, 2009 at 4:53 AM, George Wyche <gw at citasystems.com> wrote:
>> @all
>> I would like to buy (or borrow, I guess) a solaris box with the old FORTRAN
>> F77 compiler on it. I already asked Sun if there would be any trouble with
>> the license to run that thing and they said, "No problem". I even heard
>> (from somewhere) that it was possible to run that compiler on newer OS than
>> OS[2.]6 where this program was last compiled.
>> Yes.. really. The  port of a 50,000 line program married to F77 is going
>> too slowly. So slow that we need to compile the old code **just 1 more
>> time!** (says here). The port is one year late right now. Easily will be
>> another 6 months. Therefore I am seeking to compile the program in its old
>> situation, which, alas, is no longer available, i.e. the old box is gone.
>> George Wyche

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