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NAG Fortran Compiler Can Now Do OpenMP 3.0

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Published on 22 August 2012 12:37 PM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Compiler
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The Numerical Algorithms Group has released a major update to their multi-platform Fortran compiler. Beyond improving support for new versions of the Fortran language, NAG Fortran can now do OpenMP 3.0.

NAG Fortran 5.3 is the new compiler release and it improves support for Fortran 2003 and Fortran 2008 while its support for Fortran 95 remains in great shape. Besides the language improvements, OpenMP 3.0 is now supported by the compiler for parallel programming.

The latest upstream OpenMP specification meanwhile is version 3.1 from last year. GCC has also long-supported OpenMP for open multi-processing.

Additional details on the NAG Fortran 5.3 compiler update can be found at nag.co.uk.

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