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F2C(1)			    General Commands Manual			F2C(1)

NAME
       f2c - Convert Fortran 77	to C or	C++

SYNOPSIS
       f2c [ option ...	 ] file	...

DESCRIPTION
       F2c  converts Fortran 77	source code in files with names	ending in `.f'
       or `.F' to C (or	C++) source files in the current directory, with  `.c'
       substituted for the final `.f' or `.F'.	If no Fortran files are	named,
       f2c reads Fortran from standard input and writes	C on standard  output.
       File  names that	end with `.p' or `.P' are taken	to be prototype	files,
       as produced by option `-P', and are read	first.

       The following options have the same meaning as in f77(1).

       -C     Compile code to check that subscripts are	within declared	 array
	      bounds.

       -I2    Render  INTEGER  and  LOGICAL  as	 short,	INTEGER*4 as long int.
	      Assume the default libF77	and libI77:  allow only	INTEGER*4 (and
	      no  LOGICAL)  variables  in INQUIREs.  Option `-I4' confirms the
	      default rendering	of INTEGER as long int.

       -Idir  Look for a non-absolute include file first in the	 directory  of
	      the  current  input  file,  then	in directories specified by -I
	      options (one directory per option).  Options -I2	and  -I4  have
	      precedence, so, e.g., a directory	named 2	should be specified by
	      -I./2 .

       -onetrip
	      Compile DO loops that are	performed at least  once  if  reached.
	      (Fortran 77 DO loops are not performed at	all if the upper limit
	      is smaller than the lower	limit.)

       -U     Honor the	case of	variable and external names.  Fortran keywords
	      must be in lower case.

       -u     Make  the	 default  type	of  a variable `undefined' rather than
	      using the	default	Fortran	rules.

       -w     Suppress all warning messages, or, if the	option is `-w66', just
	      Fortran 66 compatibility warnings.

       The following options are peculiar to f2c.

       -A     Produce  ANSI  C (default, starting 20020621).  For old-style C,
	      use option -K.

       -a     Make local variables automatic rather than  static  unless  they
	      appear in	a DATA,	EQUIVALENCE, NAMELIST, or SAVE statement.

       -C++   Output C++ code.

       -c     Include original Fortran source as comments.

       -cd    Do  not  recognize cdabs,	cdcos, cdexp, cdlog, cdsin, and	cdsqrt
	      as synonyms for the double complex intrinsics zabs, zcos,	 zexp,
	      zlog,  zsin, and zsqrt, respectively, nor	dreal as a synonym for
	      dble.

       -ddir  Write `.c' files in directory dir	instead	of the current	direc-
	      tory.

       -E     Declare  uninitialized  COMMON to	be Extern (overridably defined
	      in f2c.h as extern).

       -ec    Place uninitialized COMMON  blocks  in  separate	files:	COMMON
	      /ABC/ appears in file abc_com.c.	Option `-e1c' bundles the sep-
	      arate files into the output file,	with  comments	that  give  an
	      unbundling sed(1)	script.

       -ext   Complain about f77(1) extensions.

       -f     Assume free-format input:	accept text after column 72 and	do not
	      pad fixed-format lines shorter than 72 characters	with blanks.

       -72    Treat text appearing after column	72 as an error.

       -g     Include original Fortran line numbers in #line lines.

       -h     Emulate Fortran 66's treatment of	Hollerith: try to align	 char-
	      acter  strings  on  word (or, if the option is `-hd', on double-
	      word) boundaries.

       -i2    Similar to -I2, but assume a modified libF77  and	 libI77	 (com-
	      piled  with  -Df2c_i2),  so INTEGER and LOGICAL variables	may be
	      assigned by INQUIRE and array lengths are	stored in short	ints.

       -i90   Do not recognize	the  Fortran  90  bit-manipulation  intrinsics
	      btest, iand, ibclr, ibits, ibset,	ieor, ior, ishft, and ishftc.

       -kr    Use  temporary  values  to enforce Fortran expression evaluation
	      where  K&R  (first   edition)   parenthesization	 rules	 allow
	      rearrangement.   If  the	option is `-krd', use double precision
	      temporaries even for single-precision operands.

       -P     Write a file.P of	ANSI (or C++) prototypes  for  definitions  in
	      each input file.f	or file.F.  When reading Fortran from standard
	      input, write prototypes at the  beginning	 of  standard  output.
	      Option  -Ps  implies -P and gives	exit status 4 if rerunning f2c
	      may change prototypes or declarations.

       -p     Supply preprocessor definitions  to  make	 common-block  members
	      look like	local variables.

       -R     Do  not  promote	REAL functions and operations to DOUBLE	PRECI-
	      SION.  Option `-!R' confirms the default,	which imitates f77.

       -r     Cast REAL	arguments of intrinsic functions and  values  of  REAL
	      functions	(including intrinsics) to REAL.

       -r8    Promote REAL to DOUBLE PRECISION,	COMPLEX	to DOUBLE COMPLEX.

       -s     Preserve multidimensional	subscripts.  Suppressed	by option `-C'
	      .

       -Tdir  Put temporary files in directory dir.

       -trapuv
	      Dynamically initialize local variables, except  those  appearing
	      in  SAVE or DATA statements, with	values that may	help find ref-
	      erences to uninitialized	variables.   For  example,  with  IEEE
	      arithmetic, initialize local floating-point variables to signal-
	      ing NaNs.

       -w8    Suppress warnings	when COMMON  or	 EQUIVALENCE  forces  odd-word
	      alignment	of doubles.

       -Wn    Assume  n	 characters/word (default 4) when initializing numeric
	      variables	with character data.

       -z     Do not implicitly	recognize DOUBLE COMPLEX.

       -!bs   Do not recognize backslash escapes (\", \', \0, \\, \b, \f,  \n,
	      \r, \t, \v) in character strings.

       -!c    Inhibit C	output,	but produce -P output.

       -!I    Reject include statements.

       -!i8   Disallow	INTEGER*8  ,  or, if the option	is `-!i8const',	permit
	      INTEGER*8	but do not promote integer constants to	INTEGER*8 when
	      they involve more	than 32	bits.

       -!it   Don't  infer  types  of  untyped EXTERNAL	procedures from	use as
	      parameters to previously defined or prototyped procedures.

       -!P    Do not attempt to	infer ANSI or C++ prototypes from usage.

       The resulting C invokes the support routines of f77; object code	should
       be loaded by f77	or with	ld(1) or cc(1) options -lF77 -lI77 -lm.	 Call-
       ing conventions are those of f77: see the reference below.

FILES
       file.[fF]
	      input file

       *.c    output file

       /usr/include/f2c.h
	      header file

       /usr/lib/libF77.a
	      intrinsic	function library

       /usr/lib/libI77.a
	      Fortran I/O library

       /lib/libc.a
	      C	library, see section 3

SEE ALSO
       S. I. Feldman and P. J. Weinberger, `A Portable Fortran	77  Compiler',
       UNIX  Time Sharing System Programmer's Manual, Tenth Edition, Volume 2,
       AT&T Bell Laboratories, 1990.

DIAGNOSTICS
       The diagnostics produced	by f2c are intended to be self-explanatory.

BUGS
       Floating-point constant expressions are	simplified  in	the  floating-
       point  arithmetic  of  the  machine  running f2c, so they are typically
       accurate	to at most 16 or 17 decimal places.
       Untypable EXTERNAL functions are	declared int.
       There is	no notation for	INTEGER*8 constants.
       Some intrinsic functions	do not yet work	with INTEGER*8 .

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