with different compilers.
"fortran" is alias of "fortran77" for now, but it will change later.
that list Fortran in used languages.
since they always need a C compiler, even when the source code is completely in C++. For some other packages, stated in the comment that a C compiler is really not needed.
Never build doxygen docs.
developer is officially maintaining the package. The rationale for changing this from "tech-pkg" to "pkgsrc-users" is that it implies that any user can try to maintain the package (by submitting patches to the mailing list). Since the folks most likely to care about the package are the folks that want to use it or are already using it, this would leverage the energy of users who aren't developers.
USE_GNU_TOOLS -> USE_TOOLS awk -> gawk m4 -> gm4 make -> gmake sed -> gsed yacc -> bison
Should anybody feel like they could be the maintainer for any of thewe packages, please adjust.
for bulk/non-interactive builds that are logging
Blitz++ is a C++ class library for scientific computing which provides performance on par with Fortran 77/90. It uses template techniques to achieve high performance. The current versions provide dense arrays and vectors, random number generators, and small vectors and matrices. Blitz++ is distributed freely under an open source license, and contributions to the library are welcomed.