Bug 34528 - Document internal structure of arrays
Document internal structure of arrays
Status: NEW
Product: gcc
Classification: Unclassified
Component: fortran
: P3 enhancement
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Assigned To: Not yet assigned to anyone
: documentation
Depends on: 37577
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Reported: 2007-12-19 00:19 UTC by Tobias Burnus
Modified: 2008-07-09 22:54 UTC (History)
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Last reconfirmed: 2007-12-19 18:52:07


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Description Tobias Burnus 2007-12-19 00:19:56 UTC

This interface is needed if one wants pass an array descriptor to C; other vendors have such a documentation as well. It should come with a note that the interface may change between versions.

Other compilers have this as well, e.g,

If not for the gfortran documentation, one could add it to gfortran-internal.
Comment 1 Francois-Xavier Coudert 2008-01-29 10:26:35 UTC
PR34742 is also related to documentation of our ABI/calling conventions (whatever the correct term is). I agree we should document them, as well as some other gfortran-specific non-portable stuff like "how do kinds related to integer and floating-point types", and maybe a section expanding on the -ff2c conventions. I think all this would go into a new top-level section of the documentation.