[Fedora-packaging] Issues with Fortran modules

Jussi Lehtola jussilehtola at fedoraproject.org
Mon Dec 6 17:37:50 UTC 2010

On Mon, 06 Dec 2010 10:22:47 -0700
Orion Poplawski <orion at cora.nwra.com> wrote:
> Apparently there is a "GFORTRAN module version" number assigned to
> Fortran modules created by gfortran:

Yes, see section "Modules and include files" in


> So, it makes sense to me to encode this into the rpm dependencies
> somehow. Perhaps gcc-gfortran can provides a gfortran-abi(VERSION)
> and the gfortran module packages can require it.  rpm would need to
> automatically generate the requires though.
> Thoughts?  Suggestions?

Yes, this would be a nice thing to have, it would reveal instantly
whenever people have forgot to (mass)rebuild Fortran packages.
Jussi Lehtola
Fedora Project Contributor
jussilehtola at fedoraproject.org

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