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Re: g77 Build Problems
- To: shebs at apple dot com
- Subject: Re: g77 Build Problems
- From: Toon Moene <moene at knmi dot nl>
- Date: Wed, 02 May 2001 07:28:20 +0000
- CC: gcc at gcc dot gnu dot org
- Organization: Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute
"Henry B. Hotz" wrote:
[ Problems building g77 on Darwin ... ]
> >/var/tmp//ccREYN7l.s:412:Parameter syntax error (parameter 4)
> >/var/tmp//ccREYN7l.s:485:Parameter syntax error (parameter 4)
> >/var/tmp//ccREYN7l.s:606:Parameter syntax error (parameter 4)
> >make: *** [libgcc/./_divdi3.o] Error 1
> >make: *** [stmp-multilib] Error 2
> >make: *** [stage1_build] Error 2
> >make: *** [bootstrap] Error 2
> You need an assembler patch to get past this point. There is
> a copy of the patch in a message I sent to darwin-development
> on 2001-4-12 entitled "Building GCC 3.x for Darwin, updated"
> (sorry, no url handy).
> Several people have gotten g77 to go, there were several
> reports in April.
That's not really surprising - they have to, given that also on this
platform we do not have any competition.
At least, that's what I conclude from this discussion on
comp.lang.fortran two weeks ago:
Dave Seaman wrote:
> In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>,
> Acme Optics <email@example.com> wrote:
> >Anyone have any experience with Absoft for OS X or any other
> >Fortran for OS X? I'm thinking of buying a new Mac to port my
> >optics program too.
> It's not available yet. See <http://www.absoft.com/osxfaq.html>.
[ And I replied: ]
> Amazing - this is what our customers tell us:
> > You bet that's a good question. I've already asked them -- and
> > they, of course, tell me to get Absoft. Sometimes I think that
> > it is literally a conspiracy (let's "break" g77). Do you think
> > that it would be difficult to perform the port and that's why
> > they didn't?
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