--- Comment #4 from Steve Kargl <sgk at troutmask dot apl.washington.edu> ---
On Mon, Mar 12, 2018 at 10:16:19AM +0000, david.applegate at woodplc dot com
> --- Comment #3 from david.applegate at woodplc dot com ---
> Thanks for the reply and the clarification.
> I have two comments to make regarding this if I may...
> 1) Previous gfortran compilers were happy with the code.
> I also tested g95 and Ifort (admittedly aged versions
> of both). Ifort also refused to compile the code while
> g95 did compile the code (you may not care I guess). It
> is slightly irritating that gfortran is essentially not
> backwards compatible with previous versions. Maybe
> gfortran should compile this code unless the users
> specify one of the -std=f95/f2003/f2008 switches?
If we wrapped every bug fix in a -std option, the gfortran
source code would become unreadable.
> 2) What about array declaration? Gfortran 7.3 is happy to
> compile the following code, which presumably does not
> conform to the standard you mention, while Ifort refuses
> to compile this code:
It seems that you have found another bug. It may one day