Re: [Rd] Building R with f2c - still needed?

From: Dirk Eddelbuettel <>
Date: Tue 13 Dec 2005 - 23:37:10 GMT

On Tue, Dec 13, 2005 at 09:48:56PM +0000, Prof Brian Ripley wrote:
> Does anyone have a need to use f2c rather than a Fortran compiler to build
> R?

We used f2c up until a few months ago as a last line of defence against crappy Fg77 code on m68k/arm (one or both, it changed at times).

I'd be hesitant about throwing it out, but it is of course your call.

Thanks, Dirk

Hell, there are no rules here - we're trying to accomplish something. 
                                                  -- Thomas A. Edison

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