FC4 slimfast slimfest

Konstantin Ryabitsev mricon at gmail.com
Mon Feb 21 23:58:51 UTC 2005

On Mon, 21 Feb 2005 18:18:10 -0500, Dave Jones <davej at redhat.com> wrote:
>  > I hope the fortran part of gcc4 has caught up [to do everything
>  > gcc3-f77 does].  I guess I should go back and try gcc4 again.
> Which reminds me. Is fortran really used by enough people to justify
> its presence in -core ? (Even if so, does it really need to be in the
> default install?)

It's still used quite a bit in natural sciences (e.g. Physics,
Chemistry, etc), but if it's moved to extras, nobody will miss it,
since the admins will know where to find it. The question is -- can it
be successfully unmarried from the rest of gcc?

Konstantin Ryabitsev
Zlotniks, INC

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