[Rd] Free-form to fixed-form Fortran

Simon Urbanek simon.urbanek at r-project.org
Fri Aug 26 20:29:46 CEST 2005


On Aug 26, 2005, at 10:36 AM, Aleš Žiberna wrote:

> I have writen some subrutines in Free-form Fortran. I would like to  
> includ
> them in a package, which I would like to build on WinXP. I have all
> suggested tools/programs for bulding R packages on Windows (except  
> latex).
> What is the best way of using these subrutines? Does sombody mybe  
> know any
> translation tools for converting Free-form to fixed-form Fortran?

If your only concern is to build it, you may try using g77 with - 
ffree-form. This should work with GNU Fortran. However, that limits  
the availability of your package to GNU compilers only.


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