d as the first character (column 1) of
a source line denotes a debug line.
In turn, a debug line is treated as either a comment line or a normal line, depending on whether debug lines are enabled.
When treated as a comment line, a line beginning with
d is treated as if it the first character was
When treated as a normal line, such a line is treated as if
the first character was <SPC> (space).
g77 provides no means for treating debug
lines as normal lines.)