FC4 slimfast slimfest

Gérard Milmeister gemi at bluewin.ch
Tue Feb 22 00:06:42 UTC 2005

On Mon, 2005-02-21 at 18:58 -0500, Konstantin Ryabitsev wrote:
> 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?

Doesn't octave require it to build?
Gérard Milmeister
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