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Re: [Fortran] where is -lfrtbegin?
- From: "Steven G. Kargl" <kargl at troutmask dot apl dot washington dot edu>
- To: Toon Moene <toon at moene dot indiv dot nluug dot nl>
- Cc: gcc at gcc dot gnu dot org
- Date: Sun, 26 May 2002 14:23:04 -0700 (PDT)
- Subject: Re: [Fortran] where is -lfrtbegin?
Toon Moene said:
> "Steven G. Kargl" wrote:
> > Why was main.o split out into a separate library? The
> > ChangeLog entry for libfrtbegin.a doesn't contain
> > any info about why this change was required.
> It was necessary to get libg2c.a flying as a shared library. It was
> done during a flurry of updates as we found errors with this
> change-over. This might explain (but not justify) the shallow ChangeLog
Now, I'm really confused. FreeBSD has been building a
shared libg2c for more than 3 years. main.o lives/lived in
libg2c without a problem. I also was the maintainer of
the f2c port in FreeBSD's port collection, and I had f2c
using shared libraries without splitting main.o into a
Anyway, I have a patch for FreeBSD to deal with the
new library. Thanks for the info.