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Subject: Re: [OMPI devel] yet another fortran (documentation) issue
From: Jeff Squyres (jsquyres) (jsquyres_at_[hidden])
Date: 2014-01-24 12:29:28

On Jan 23, 2014, at 6:52 PM, Paul Hargrove <phhargrove_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> The term "fortran compiler" in Open MPI's README is not (as far as I could see) clearly defined as "a fortran compiler which honors file suffixes to determine language dialect"
> My FC=xlf90 setting is "historical" from the testing scripts I've used since the 1.5 and 1.6 series.

Good call. Jeff Hammond mentioned this on the MPICH list when we were discussing the concept of the "mpifort" wrapper compiler, and I neglected to include that in OMPI docs. I'd updated the README.

> ADDITIONALLY, the Open MPI manpages STILL say FC is to be a fortran90 compiler and F77 is to be an fortran77 compiler. It looks like others might encounter the same problem I describe above just by reading the documentation too closely.

Will fix.

FAQ will need to be updated, too.

Jeff Squyres
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