Fortran compiler for Linux

Art Edwards edwardsa at
Thu Jan 16 19:38:20 PST 2003

I have gotten gcc-3.2 and g77-3.2 working even under RH6.2 by
compiling from source. However, normally, I use Debian and go into 
the testing and ustable distributions. g77-3.2 seems very stable.

Art Edwards

On Thu, Jan 16, 2003 at 04:55:17PM -0800, Roland Krause wrote:
> Hi,
> can anybody here recommend a Fortran compiler for Linux? I have
> Redhat-8.0 installed and I am porting a large numerics code from
> Solaris to Linux. This going to run on a WS cluster in parallel with
> I have tried Portland Group, it's crap, buggy as hell, the OpenMP
> version of the code gives wrong results at some points even, it's slow
> IO kills the performance. 
> Intel doesnt run on Redhat-8 since there is no support for it yet. 
> Or should I go back to Redhat-7.3? Any chance to get the gcc-3.2
> compilers to run on older Redhat distros? 
> What do people here use? g77? How about OpenMP precompilers? Anything
> that will work with GNU tools? 
> Thanks in advance for your recommendations. 
> Roland
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Art Edwards
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Air Force Research Laboratory
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KAFB, New Mexico

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