no GNU fortran in FBSD 7.0 base system?
kris at FreeBSD.org
Wed Jun 4 13:32:29 UTC 2008
Anton Shterenlikht wrote:
> I just upgraded to FBSD 7.0 and tried to compile a test fortran
> program with the GCC fortran compiler:
> % gcc tmp.f90
> gcc: tmp.f90: Fortran compiler not installed on this system
> % gcc -v
> Using built-in specs.
> Target: i386-undermydesk-freebsd
> Configured with: FreeBSD/i386 system compiler
> Thread model: posix
> gcc version 4.2.1 20070719 [FreeBSD]
> Do I understand correctly that with this FBSD release GCC 4.2.1 does
> not include the fortran compiler?
> Or has I missed some flag/setting during buildworld stage?
> Sure, I can install ports/lang/gcc42, but I thought the fortran compiler
> would be available in the base system.
It was removed since fortran support is unused within FreeBSD and has
become uncommon in the user community. Switching to the port should
present no difficulties.
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