|lex|awk?: HP f77 to ansi f77 FMDD07A@prodigy.com (1995-02-02)|
|Re: lex|awk?: HP f77 to ansi f77 jbc@PrimeNet.Com (1995-02-02)|
|From:||jbc@PrimeNet.Com (Joe Chisolm)|
|Date:||Thu, 2 Feb 1995 16:56:10 GMT|
FMDD07A@prodigy.com (Charles Hurlocker) writes:
>I need to convert about 300 HP Fortran 77 source files to ansi standard
>Fortran. These sources were written using HP's "extensions" that include
>multiple statements/line, octal constants, ect., etc. I'm neither a lex
>nor awk user, hence I'm considering both to solve my problem. ...
I wrote a VMS F77 to Ansi F77 a few years back. It was not an easy task. To
process all of the extensions (records, structures, RMS IO, etc) it wound up
being a very complex project. Sometimes the extensions will require several
lines of F77 code, and/or function and subroutine calls. This can lead to
problems with IF statements and other function calls. Simple conversion of
octal constants, in-line comments and such can usually be done with lex.
Joe Chisolm Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Phoenix,AZ Voice: 602.582.9515
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