> I'm worring about Sun's Fortran. We've been using Sun Fortran > for years: WorkShop 4 & 5 and Forte 6. And I've been dismayed > by the buggy f90 in the packages. The f90 in WorkShop 4 had > terrible bugs and I couldn't believe that such a big company > as Sun should release such a buggy compiler, but I thought, > "Well, this is their very first F90, so this may happen." > But, with f90 with WorkShop 5, I saw lots of internal compiler > errors; I even saw "Assertion failed" from their (supposedly) > C code. Again I couldn't believe that. I think that was the > first time for me to see an assertion error (assert.h) from > a commercial software product (Maybe I had been too lucky). > Today, I used the f90 in Forte 6 for the first time, and again > had an "Assertion failed" internal error! Argh.
> I've been having the feeling that Sun isn't much interested in > their Fortran compiler(s) any more. Perhaps, it's time to > switch to Fujitsu f90? Does someone know what's going on > in Sun about their f90?
> Thank you, > Ryo
I've had the same experience with the Sun F90 compilers. The current Sun F90 compiler is so buggy that we can't even get our application to compile.
For F90 code on the Sun's, we've switched over to the Fujitsu compiler and have been VERY happy with it.