[MITgcm-support] Fwd: [mpich-discuss] Is it okay to remove F77 support?
gus at ldeo.columbia.edu
Tue Jan 26 22:26:30 EST 2021
I wonder if the MITgcm community is aware of the suggestion (plan?) below
from Argonne National Lab to remove Fortran-77 support from MPICH.
I wrote back to the MPICH mailing list,
saying that it would be a disastrous decision.
However, it would be important that other people,
with stronger academic credentials than me, also do it.
Given that the MITgcm is fully written in Fortran-77 and uses the
Fortran-77 MPI API (i.e. subroutine calls), a decision like that
would have a very negative impact.
[I would guess there is still a large Fortran-77 code base
using MPI in other areas of knowledge as well.]
Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University.
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From: Zhou, Hui via discuss <discuss at mpich.org>
Date: Tue, Jan 26, 2021 at 6:12 PM
Subject: [mpich-discuss] Is it okay to remove F77 support?
To: discuss at mpich.org <discuss at mpich.org>
Cc: Zhou, Hui <zhouh at anl.gov>
Dear MPICH community,
Can we assume at this point of time, that every Fortran compiler out there
supports Fortran 90 at least?
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