G77 Installation

Toon Moene toon@moene.indiv.nluug.nl
Tue Oct 29 13:31:00 GMT 2002

Jakob Bucher wrote:

> I work with LINUX 8.0, including gcc (,
> which unfortunately does not include a FORTRAN compiler.
> Therefore I loaded and g77 (2.95.3-219.i386.rpm)
> and installed it using "rpm".
> Both gcc and g77 are in the directory /usr/bin/,
> however, the interaction seems not to work properly.
> Trying to compile a fortran source code (extension ".f")
> there is no reaction except the message on "g77 -h":
> /usr/lib/crt1.o:`In function `_start` (.text+0x18): undefined reference to ´main`.

Unfortunately, you have to go back to whoever provided you with the RPM. 
  We only distribute source code, no prebuilt packages.  The package 
maintainer probably made a mistake or didn't describe the installation 
procedure correctly (or you misunderstood it :-)

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