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[Committed] Updates to gfortran docs. WAS: Re: Minor texi patch

On Sat, Aug 26, 2006 at 12:35:19PM +0200, Tobias Burnus wrote:
> Hello,
> I change the following in the patch below
> - In the backward compatibilty section in gfortran.texi about the
>   variables initialized in type declarations, I add the note this
>   those variables automatically aquire the SAVE attribute.
>   (This is often overlooked by programmers coming from C, thus it shouldn't
>   harm to have it also in this section.)
> - I think nowhere one mentions the support of KIND=16 (though not supported
>   on most platforms) and also not KIND=10 (which most compilers don't have).
>   Thus I added them to the kind introduction at the top of intrinsic.tex
> - I put in a pointer to INQUIRE for the unsupported g77 ACCESS
> - Missing ) added to ACOS.
> Tobias

Committed with the following ChangeLog.

2006-08-26  Tobias Burnus  <>

    * gfortran.texi: Note variable initialization causes SAVE attribute.   
    * intrinsic.texi: Clarify support for KIND=16 and KIND=10.
    Mention -std=f2003.  Cross reference INQUIRE from ACCESS intrinsic.
    Add missing ) in ACOS.

Tobias, in the future, please include your patch as an attachment.
This prevents email programmers from mangling the formatting.  Also,
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