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Welcome to F2CL

F2CL is a Fortran to Common Lisp converter that can convert Fortran 77 (with some extensions) to Common Lisp.

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Quick Start to Using F2CL

First, you need to load f2cl. This can be done simply with

  (asdf:oos 'asdf:load-op :f2cl)

assuming that asdf can find f2cl.asd.

Once F2CL is loaded, you can convert a Fortran file to Lisp using

  (f2cl:f2cl "src.f")

This will convert the Fortran code in src.f and place the translation in src.lisp.

Or you can convert and compile the result using

  (f2cl:f2cl-compile "src.f")

This does the conversion and then calls COMPILE-FILE to compile the resulting Lisp code.

Examples

F2CL comes with many examples of converting Fortran code to Lisp. Look in the packages directory for the examples. Included packages are:

  • colnew - Boundary-value problems for ODEs
  • fishpack - Solve separable elliptic PDEs
  • hompack - Solves non-linear systems of equations by homotopy methods.
  • minpack - Solves non-linear equations and non-linear least squares problems
  • odepack - Initial value problem for ODEs
  • quadpack - Numerical integration
  • TOMS 419 - Zeroes of a complex polynomial
  • TOMS 715 - Numerical evaluation of Special functions
  • TOMS 717 - Max- and quasi-likelihood estimation in non-linear regression

These packages are not officially a part of F2CL. They are packages used to test F2CL.

Starting Points

For a complete list of local wiki pages, see TitleIndex.