[Beowulf] A start in Parallel Programming?

Tony Travis ajt at rri.sari.ac.uk
Thu Mar 15 17:38:35 EDT 2007


Robert G. Brown wrote:
> [...]
> Or be human-readable.  f2c code was just about as evil as any zomby
> woof or eskimo boy could be.  I used to try to use it to START porting
> fortran sources to C, but rapidly concluded that it was actually easier
> and saner to just rewrite the algorithms in native C by hand.  It was a
> really educational experience for those that would assert that fortran
> is "just like" C on the back end, though -- "just like" is well defined
> by the required compatibility libraries and stuff that has to be done to
> convert data structures.  They were not, not, not pretty...

Hello, Robert.

You should have used "struct" like me and translated it into Ratfor :-)

	Tony.
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