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Re: How to create tests for FC?

From: Ralf Wildenhues
Subject: Re: How to create tests for FC?
Date: Fri, 10 Jun 2005 09:36:52 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.4.1i

Hi Steven,

* Steven G. Johnson wrote on Tue, Jun 07, 2005 at 11:01:49PM CEST:
> I don't think you have any choice here.  For the Intel compiler, the -Tf 
> flag has to come immediately before the source file.  So, you have to 
> modify your behavior, at least for Fortran.
> I would suggest that you let autoconf decide what is the right place to 
> put compiler flags, rather than munging ac_compile.  libtool is not the 
> right place for this sort of knowledge.

Libtool surely has some rather old cruft which eventually needs to be
cleaned up.  But this code has been in there for years -- I hate to
break things that seem to work and potentially affect every system.

> I think the most reasonable course, for now, is to assume that a given 
> compiler name $FC always uses the same libs; if we find a specific case 
> where this fails we can find a workaround, but it is impractical to 
> work around completely hypothetical failures, especially since it's not 
> clear what the solution should be.
> (Differences between $FLIBS and $FCLIBS probably stem from $FC being 
> different from $F77.)

OK.  Let's go with that assumption.

*snip more useful comments*

Thanks for your reply.  I have posted a first version of my proposed
patch at 


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