Re: [AMBER-Developers] updating Fortran files to .F/.F90

From: Scott Brozell <>
Date: Thu, 13 Oct 2011 19:50:11 -0400

On Thu, Oct 13, 2011 at 05:42:53PM -0400, David A. Case wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 13, 2011, Scott Brozell wrote:
> > But your motivations don't persuade me that it has
> > significant advantages for Amber.
> >
> > In 2005 we eliminated cmdc and leapfrogged over the C preprocessor
> > to compiler invoked Fortran preprocessors using .F, etc.
> > There have been very few problems;
> I'm a little lost: are you saying that it worked fine for columbus, but that
> there were no significant advantages?

It worked fine for Columbus.
Eliminating cmdc had significant advantages.
There was no reason to go to the C preprocessor for Columbus
because it seemed like Fortran could handle the preprocessing
(this has been shown true) and because Columbus is Fortran centric.


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