[cfe-commits] [RFC and PATCH] Fortran

Chris Lattner clattner at apple.com
Fri May 4 16:03:24 PDT 2012

On May 4, 2012, at 12:38 PM, Hal Finkel wrote:
>>> If we set this up kind of like clang is
>>> setup, then the build system will detect whether there is a fortran
>>> subdirectory in clang, and if so, will build (defining
>>> CLANG_HAS_FORTRAN or something like that) and link the extra
>>> components.
>> Should "flang" (please come up with a better name! :) be in
>> llvm/tools/flang or in llvm/tools/clang/flang?  I think that the
>> former makes more sense.  These are peer projects, even if one is
>> dependent on the other.
> Yea, I was avoiding that :) If we really want something with 'lang' at
> the end, then we could call it fortlang (I am certainly open to other
> suggestions).

It doesn't have to end with "lang"!

> Otherwise, we could avoid the issue for now and just name
> the repository fortran or ffe. I think making them peer projects in
> reasonable. If we're reusing the built sources from clang, then we just
> need to setup the makefiles to make sure that clang is always built
> first.

It's not a great suggestion, but how about "lfort"?


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