Re: amber-developers: pathscale, gfortran and pgf90 problems

From: Robert Duke <>
Date: Fri, 31 Mar 2006 17:00:03 -0700

Sucking in anything from anybody else is, and always will be, a pain. The

simple fact that they can make changes out of your control is something
even being considered here; we are just dealing with cross platform
in stuff that was done by others. Releasing a source level product is a
pain. But you don't have the resources or proper clientele to do

----- Original Message -----
From: "John Mongan" <>
To: <>
Sent: Friday, March 31, 2006 6:51 PM
Subject: Re: amber-developers: pathscale, gfortran and pgf90 problems

>> JTM: why did you not copy typesizes.mod when copying netcdf.mod??
> Because it didn't seem to be necessary on the platforms I tested.
>> [I feel *much* more justified in the decision to make -nobintraj the
>> default.
>> The number of ways that netcdf can fail is quite impressive.]
> Sadly, it does seem that this was the correct decision. For what it's
> worth, I think what we're seeing is not so much that netcdf is
> as that linking to a third party F90 library in a compiler-neutral
> is very difficult. (Not that this distinction improves the situation
> any...)
> John
Received on Wed Apr 05 2006 - 23:49:32 PDT
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