November 5th is Clang-Day
sgk at troutmask.apl.washington.edu
Fri Nov 2 05:50:34 UTC 2012
On Fri, Nov 02, 2012 at 12:21:03PM +0700, Erich Dollansky wrote:
> On Thu, 1 Nov 2012 21:59:17 -0700
> Steve Kargl <sgk at troutmask.apl.washington.edu> wrote:
> > On Thu, Nov 01, 2012 at 10:29:45PM -0500, Brooks Davis wrote:
> > > - Not all libm tests pass. More work by subject matter experts is
> > > required to create tests cases for LLVM developers. Most
> > > problems are not expected to be major in practice given that LLVM
> > > is being used for scientific computing in a number of products
> > > including Cray's FORTRAN compiler, most OpenCL compilers, and the
> > > Julia language.
> > Is there a knob to continue to use GCC as the default compiler?
> > The above statement is somewhat troubling to those of us
> > who use FreeBSD as computational nodes.
> > BTW, the name of the language is "Fortran". It's been "Fortran"
> > for the last 30-something years.
> I never realised the name change. It seems that I am not alone with
Many people, who see the word Fortran or FORTRAN, think of
Fortran 77 (X3J3/90.4, ISO 1539:1980). Since then there
have been several revisions to the language. The revisions
Fortran 90, ISO/IEC 1539:1991
Fortran 95, ISO/IEC 1539-1:1997
Fortran 2003, ISO/IEC 1539-1:2004(E)
Fortran 2008, ISO/IEC 1539-1:2010
and J3 is currently working on the next revision. You can find
committee drafts of these standards via the gfortran wiki.
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