(j3.2006) liaison with H2
Fri May 30 12:58:33 EDT 2008
Aleksandar Donev wrote:
> On Friday 30 May 2008 09:23, Craig Dedo wrote:
>> The C binding is of the same nature as the Fortran binding.
> Let's get it right: No one has the time and will to do this, and J3 should not
> spend time on it. Using the C binding should be the *preferred* way to
> interface, *unless* there is a reason why that would not work. In the case of
> SQL, which I know nothing about, the use of a pre-processor may be the issue:
> We do not have a way to use C macros in Fortran.
> An alternative:
> Use the C binding + ISO_C_BINDING module, but with some additional hooks to
> support pre-processor commands.
> I don't know enough about this binding to say if it can work.
I suspect that's true for most of us. Certainly is for me. Perhaps
Craig could post some short example Fortran subprograms that use the
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