attempting to resucitate Lahey Fortran port
Alexander at Leidinger.net
Thu Mar 4 09:22:08 PST 2004
On Wed, 3 Mar 2004 14:57:16 -0500
"Dr. Richard E. Hawkins" <hawk at slytherin.ds.psu.edu> wrote:
> A couple of years ago, I submitted an installer for Lahey Fortran. More
> than a year later, messages were apparently sent to a by then defunct
> email address, and the port closed.
> The problem seems tgo have been that:
> >State-Changed-From-To: open->feedback
> >State-Changed-By: edwin
> >State-Changed-When: Fri Oct 3 17:53:05 PDT 2003
> >> MASTER_SITES= # fetch manually
> >You don't tell us where to get it from.
> Which makes no sense for an installer for a commercial linux project.
But you used "fetch manually"... I think it would be better to use
"comes on CD" or something like this. I haven't reopened the PR, because
of your problems below.
> Anyway, it's now developed a new problem on current, which makes no
> sense to me. I don't know what this means (which will certainly stop me from fixing it :)
> The port still installs, but after lf95 compiles, in the link state I get the message:
> slytherin ttyp6:dpt>lf95 dpt1.f95
> Encountered 0 errors, 0 warnings in file dpt1.f95.
> /usr/bin/ld: unrecognised emulation mode: elf_i386
> Supported emulations: elf_i386_fbsd
> What does this mean/how do I fix it?
Emulate the emulation linker. You can list the available emula-
tions with the --verbose or -V options.
If the -m option is not used, the emulation is taken from the
"LDEMULATION" environment variable, if that is defined.
Otherwise, the default emulation depends upon how the linker was
If you can't change the emulation in lf95, you may perhaps have to write
a ld wrapper which replaces the emulation. We have something like this
in the icc and ifc ports (not for changing the emulation, but for other
> And how do I get the submission going again?
Just send-pr the new (working) port again (this will open up a new PR)
with a working mail address. :-)
Or try to get a ports committer interested in helping you...
I will be available to get hired in April 2004.
http://www.Leidinger.net Alexander @ Leidinger.net
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