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g77 would have taken much longer to
do and probably not been as good for quite a while.
Sometimes people who notice how much
g77 depends on, and
documents encouragement to use,
f2c ask why
was created if
f2c already existed.
This section gives some basic answers to these questions, though it is not intended to be comprehensive.
14.1.1 Language Extensions Features used by Fortran code. 14.1.2 Diagnostic Abilities Abilities to spot problems early. 14.1.3 Compiler Options Features helpful to accommodate legacy code, etc. 14.1.4 Compiler Speed Speed of the compilation process. 14.1.5 Program Speed Speed of the generated, optimized code. 14.1.6 Ease of Debugging Debugging ease-of-use at the source level. 14.1.7 Character and Hollerith Constants A byte saved is a byte earned.
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