[Beowulf] Quick question... on Fortran

Greg Lindahl lindahl at pbm.com
Thu May 10 14:00:57 PDT 2007

On Thu, May 10, 2007 at 04:37:58PM -0400, Robert G. Brown wrote:

> Who knows, in ten years we may see a merge of fortran and c into a
> "supercompiler" that permits near transparent switching of syntax, or
> inlining of fortran in c the way assembler can be inlined now.

Existing compilers do inline Fortran into C, it's needed for some of
the SPEC benchmarks which mix C with Fortran77 numerical routines.

I don't see much point in having both languages in the same source

-- greg

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