[R] Fortran and R: F90

Thomas Lumley tlumley at u.washington.edu
Tue Oct 8 18:07:15 CEST 2002

On Tue, 8 Oct 2002, Jason Nielsen wrote:

> As far as I know R does not support modern Fortran (i.e. f90/95).  I have
> tried with several different f95 compilers to load f90 code to no avail.
> Intel's Fortran compiler (ifc) is particularly bad as it doesn't play nice
> with gcc.  It is a shame as f90 is quite pleasant.  I highly doubt this
> situation will change until g95 becomes part of gcc, a very long time in
> coming!  If I'm wrong I would be more than happy to be enlightened :-).

Even if g95 never exists the situation should improve in a few years.  The
new Fortran 2000 standard defines how to communicate between C and


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