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Absoft Pro Fortran Performance Pack Supports Mac OS and Windows


ROCHESTER HILLS, Mich., Dec. 8 -- Absoft Corporation, a leading developer of compilers and high performance computing tools for Mac OS, Windows and Linux, today announced general availability of a new Performance Pack for Absoft Pro Fortran v11.1 customers on Windows and Mac OS. The performance pack is included with the new v11.1.1 service pack for Pro Fortran v11.1 customers on Windows, Mac OS and Linux. The performance pack is not necessary for Linux systems.

Absoft states the performance pack is the result of improved tuning of algorithms used in the new Load Balancing (–05 ) optimizer. In addition to the performance improvements, the service pack includes the following fixes for Windows, Mac OS and Linux customers.

  1. POINTER variable passed to RANDOM_SEED(PUT=var)
  2. VAX style STRUCTURE with UNIONS allowed in unformatted I/O
  3. Using -static without -apo link failure
  4. -Rp option no longer reports false errors for the ALLOCATED() function
  5. -Ra and -Rn options ignore compiler generated arguments for validation
  6. Front-end crash when syntax checking module with errors
  7. Incorrect error diagnostic for nested SELECT CASE
  8. f90 fronted parse error for character literal as argument - foo( ':' )
  9. Fortran runtime error codes missing from Fortran Language Reference
  10. Infinite Find/Replace action in AbsoftTools

The Service Pack can be downloaded at no charge by registered Absoft Pro Fortran v11.1 customers from http://www.absoft.com/download/downloads.html.

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Source: Absoft Corp.

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