Hi Ed, Mark, et al.,
I would like to chime in regarding the second underscore issue.
My main concern is that the ability to compile-time configure netcdf
with the underscore options is maintained.
Picking a default underscore convention for a compiler/architecture
combination is necessary for the netcdf maintainers.
There will always be those who (with good reason) prefer a different
My answer to Ed's question of "Why not two underscores?":
I like to build Fortran symbols with single underscores
(and thus have to use the --no-second-underscore option with G95/Linux)
The G77 convention of double underscores on subroutines (and single
underscores for functions) is bizarre and unique.
It makes mixing GNU-toolchain-compiled Fortran libraries incompatible
some good reasons to want it.
Making that particular switch the default setting would be confusing
and is not a good idea.
Charlie Zender, surname@xxxxxxx, Department of Earth System Science
3228 Croul Hall, UC Irvine, Irvine CA 92697-3100. (949) 824-2987 :)
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