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Re: libtool FORTRAN support

From: Robert Boehne
Subject: Re: libtool FORTRAN support
Date: Thu, 02 Aug 2001 09:32:19 -0500


We currently have a patch submitted for Fortran support in Libtool
and are waiting for the proper FSF paperwork to be completed.
As soon as that is done, CVS Libtool will have Fortran support.


Kurt Hornik wrote:
> I am trying to find out about the short- and long-term feasibility of
> using libtool for R (`GNU S'), a system for statistical computation and
> graphics which is a free implementation of the award-winning S
> language.  (See for more information.)
> In R, one can dynamically load shlib modules at run-time and access the
> functionality in the module using a standardized foreign function
> interface (.C(), .Fortran(), and more).  Sources for the modules can be
> in C, C++ or *FORTRAN*.  As a lot of numerical and statistical code for
> FORTRAN is available, support for FORTRAN is inevitable.
> Last time I had a closer look, it seemed that libtool basically only had
> support for C.  The current CVS seems to have added support for C++ and
> Java, but apparently not for FORTRAN.  But maybe I am missing something
> obvious here?  If not, are there any plans to add support for FORTRAN?
> Feedback to address@hidden is greatly appreciated.
> Thanks
> -k
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