[fpc-pascal] FORTRAN from FreePascal

Mark Morgan Lloyd markMLl.fpc-pascal at telemetry.co.uk
Sun Nov 19 14:01:57 CET 2017

On 19/11/17 12:15, Bo Berglund wrote:
> On Sun, 19 Nov 2017 11:14:50 +0000, Mark Morgan Lloyd<markMLl.fpc-pascal at telemetry.co.uk> wrote:
>> I think we're in broad agreement though: don't try converting backend >code unless you know exactly what you're doing, and Pascal (including >Lazarus/LCL etc.) can be valuable when implementing a C21st frontend :-)
> We do have the original Fortran code and only really want to be ableto handle changes in operating system needs (like changing Windowsrequirements) or even porting to Linux.But currently we are not able to compile new DLL:s even since we don'thave a Fortran compiler. Can GNU Fortran be used for testing?
> For example is GNU Fortran (https://gcc.gnu.org/fortran/) possible tobuild on Windows? I have very limited experience in compiler buildingexcept for FreePascal, which I have built many times...
> AFICT the *sources* are available via SVN:https://gcc.gnu.org/svn.html


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