(j3.2006) (j3.2005) allocate / assignment

Aleksandar Donev donev1
Tue Nov 28 19:01:55 EST 2006


On Tuesday 28 November 2006 16:09, Bill Long wrote:
> ALLOCATE(NEW, SOURCE=OLD)
> Is the effect of the allocate statement any different (assuming NEW is
> unallocated before) from this assignment?
> NEW = OLD
I believe they are identical. We only added "polymorphic assignment" for 
allocatables recently---in F2003 the rhs could not be polymorphic. So one had 
to use SOURCE=.
Aleks
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