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Re: OK to mention if it runs on cygwin
On Sun, Jan 13, 2002 at 08:40:22AM -0800, Tim Prince wrote:
>Robert Collins wrote:
>>If it's running on cygwin, I wouldn't object to it being discussed here.
>I'm sure others will object to my seizing upon your opening. I got struct
>running on cygwin yesterday, which demonstrates a significant improvement in
>Unix compatibility on cygwin. I have tried many times before, but this time
>it was no different from setting it up for linux. struct is an old Unix
>version 6 program which translates dirty old Fortran into a structured
>Fortran-compatible form which resembles C (ratfor). Ratfor can in turn be
>translated to g77 with indentation, using all the f90 extensions to avoid
>goto's. If anyone has suggestions about how to translate my associated lex
>pre-processor to flex, I'd be grateful.
And you think that a subject like "OK to mention if it runs on cygwin" will
attract hordes of flex/lex hackers to your cause?
For the record, generic flex/lex issues *are* off-topic. Surely you can
get help in a more appropriate mailing list (or web page or newsgroup).
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