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DCL2INC(1)						      General Commands Manual							DCL2INC(1)

dcl2inc - postprocess ftnchek .dcl files to create separate INCLUDE files SYNOPSIS
dcl2inc *.dcl DESCRIPTION
dcl2inc postprocessing declaration files output by ftnchek(1), replacing unique COMMON block definitions by Fortran INCLUDE statements. For each input .dcl file, a modified output .dcn file is produced, together with include files named by the COMMON block name, with file- name extension .inc. In addition, dcl2inc produces on stdout a list of Makefile dependencies for the UNIX make(1) utility. These can be appended to the project Makefile to ensure that any subsequent changes to .inc files provoke recompilation of source files that include them. dcl2inc warns about COMMONs which differ from their first occurrence, and simply copies them to the output .dcn file, instead of replacing them with an INCLUDE statement. Thus, any COMMON statements that are found in the output .dcn files should be examined carefully to deter- mine why they differ: they may well be in error. Replication of identical data, and bugs arising from subsequent modification of only part of it, is a significant reason why Fortran pro- gramming projects should require that COMMON declarations occur in separate include files, so that there is only a single point of defini- tion of any global object. Even though the Fortran INCLUDE statement was tragically omitted from the 1977 Standard, it has long been implemented by virtually all com- piler vendors, and is part of the 1990 Standard. In practice, there is therefore no portability problem associated with use of INCLUDE statements, provided that one avoids nonportable file names. As long as the code obeys Fortran's limit of six-character alphanumeric names, the filenames generated by dcl2inc will be acceptable on all current popular operating systems. Fortran's default, or IMPLICIT, variable typing is deprecated in modern programming languages, because it encourages sloppy documentation, and worse, bugs due to misspelled variables, or variables that have been truncated because they extend past column 72. If all variables used are explicitly typed, and a compiler option is used to reject all program units with untyped variables, variable spelling and trunca- tion errors can be eliminated. Variable declarations that have been produced automatically by a tool like ftnchek(1) or pfort(1) have a consistent format that facilitates application of stream editors (e.g. to change array dimensions or rename variables), and simple floating-point precision conversion tools like d2s(1), dtoq(1), dtos(1), qtod(1), s2d(1), and stod(1). CAVEAT
The current version (2.9) of ftnchek(1) does not produce Fortran EQUIVALENCE statements in .dcl files, so you must be careful to preserve them when replacing original declarations with new ones from .dcl or .dcn files. SEE ALSO
d2s(1), dtoq(1), dtos(1), ftnchek(1), make(1), pfort(1), qtod(1), s2d(1), stod(1). AUTHOR
Nelson H. F. Beebe, Ph.D. Center for Scientific Computing Department of Mathematics University of Utah Salt Lake City, UT 84112 Tel: +1 801 581 5254 FAX: +1 801 581 4148 Email: <> Version 1.00 12 March 1995 DCL2INC(1)

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DT2DV(1)						      General Commands Manual							  DT2DV(1)

dt2dv - convert a DTL text representation of a TeX DVI file to a binary DVI file SYNOPSIS
dt2dv [-debug] [-group] [-si] [-so] [input-DTL-file] [output-DVI-file] In the absence of the -si and -so options, both file arguments are required in the order input-DTL-file output-DVI-file . But also see the OPTIONS section below. No default file extensions are supplied. DESCRIPTION
dt2dv converts a text representation of a TeX DVI file, usually produced by the companion dv2dt(1) utility, back to a binary DVI file. DTL (DVI Text Language) files can be edited, with care, and then restored to DVI form for processing by any TeX DVI driver program. In DTL files, font directory names and font names are preceded by a length field, which must be updated if the names are modified. dvitype(1) can also display a textual representation of DVI files, but in some implementations at least, it cannot be used in batch mode, and its output is not well-suited for conversion back to a DVI file. The format of TeX DVI files is fully described in Donald E. Knuth, TeX: The Program, Addison-Wesley (1986), ISBN 0-201-13437-3, as well as in the dvitype(1) literate program source code. Brief descriptions of the DTL and DVI formats are given in dv2dt(1). OPTIONS
-debug Turn on detailed debugging output. -group Expect each DTL command to be in parentheses. -si Read all DTL commands from standard input. -so Write all DVI commands to standard output. SEE ALSO
dv2dt(1), dvitype(1), tex(1). FILES
*.dvi binary TeX DVI file. *.dtl text representation of a TeX DVI file in DVI Text Language format. AUTHOR
dt2dv and dv2dt(1) were written by Geoffrey Tobin Department of Electronic Engineering La Trobe University Bundoora, Victoria 3083 Australia Tel: +61 3 479 3736 FAX: +61 3 479 3025 Email: <> These manual pages were written primarily by Nelson H. F. Beebe, Ph.D. Center for Scientific Computing Department of Mathematics University of Utah Salt Lake City, UT 84112 Tel: +1 801 581 5254 FAX: +1 801 581 4148 Email: <> Version 0.6.0 08 March 1995 DT2DV(1)
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