[Beowulf] g77 limits...

Joe Landman landman at scalableinformatics.com
Thu Feb 23 14:53:52 EST 2006



Jim Lux wrote:

> F77 had dynamic array allocation (you can do DIMENSION X(*))

er... sort of.

Don't try that in a main program.  Subroutines, sure.

I remember many stressf^H^H^H^H^H^Hfun filled hours calling this 
function named malloc ... and having to make that work right on every 
platform we ran on (5 or 6 as I remember).

No punchcards, just a grad student, with too much coffee and vi.  Talk 
about a recipe for disaster ...

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