FreeBSD Port: gcc-4.0.0_20050109

Kris Kennaway kris at
Sat Jan 15 13:26:12 PST 2005

On Sat, Jan 15, 2005 at 02:02:56PM +0100, David Steen wrote:
> Hi,
> I am experiencing problems to build Scilab with gcc 3.4 (that are 
> included in the FreeBSD 5.3 release). They seem to be related to the 
> fortran compiler, because when installing gcc 3.2 ang using g77-32 for 
> the fortran compilations the build works. I have not tried gcc 3.3. Do 
> You know of any changes in g77 that might have caused this 
> incompatibility? The error symptom is that the build works, but when 
> running Scilab, simple operations such as 1 diveded by 2 hangs (the 
> program seems to get stuck in a loop, since it is using a lot of 
> processor time). I do not have enough insight into Scilab to know what 
> fortran code gets called.

You should discuss this with the SciLab developers.

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