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Unix System Library for Fortran (libU77.a)

On UNIX machines, the Fortran system library is traditionally called libU77.a. It is reasonably standard from machine to machine, but some vendors provide only a limited number of calls in the library, and on some machines (Linux, AIX) it isn't even available.

This implementation of libU77.a helps make Fortran code portable across different platforms, whilst retaining the system calls. The library is written mostly in ANSI C, with a couple of Fortran routines thrown in. Most of the BSD Fortran 77 system library is provided, with the exception of the signal call (which most vendors seem to provide), and the IO calls fgetc etc, which would be very nonportable.

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