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Re: [patch,wwwdocs] Add gfortran's 4-byte record markers change to gcc-4.2/changes.html

And now as bonus with a patch.

Tobias Burnus wrote:
> :ADDPATCH wwwdocs:
> Since the patch was backported to 4.2, we should also have it in the 4.2
> changelog.
> Tobias
> 2006-12-11  Tobias Burnus  <>
>     * gcc-4.2/changes.html: Document record-marker change.

Index: htdocs/gcc-4.2/changes.html
RCS file: /cvs/gcc/wwwdocs/htdocs/gcc-4.2/changes.html,v
retrieving revision 1.16
diff -u -r1.16 changes.html
--- htdocs/gcc-4.2/changes.html	17 Oct 2006 22:36:15 -0000	1.16
+++ htdocs/gcc-4.2/changes.html	10 Dec 2006 23:40:38 -0000
@@ -87,6 +87,15 @@
         Fortran 2003).</li>
     <li>Support for the Fortran 2003 streaming IO extension has been
+    <li>The GNU Fortran compiler now uses 4-byte record markers by default
+    for unformatted files to be compatible with g77 and most other compilers.
+    The implementation allows for records greater than 2 GB and compatible
+    with several other compilers. Older versions of gfortran used by default
+    8-byte record markers (on most systems). In order to change length of
+    the record markers, e.g. to read unformatted files created by older
+    gfortran versions, the <code>
+    <a href="";
+    >-frecord-marker=8</a></code> option can be used.</li>

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