About This Guide

This publication describes Fortran input/output (I/O) techniques. Information about the interaction of the I/O library and supported compilers is also discussed. This document also serves as an I/O optimization guide for Fortran programmers. It describes the types of I/O that are available, including insight into the efficiencies and inefficiencies of each, the ways to speed up various forms of I/O, and the tools used to extract statistics from the execution of a Fortran program.

Related Publications

The following documents contain additional information that may be helpful:

  • MIPSpro Fortran 90 Commands and Directives Reference Manual

  • MIPSpro Fortran Language Reference Manual, Volume 1

  • MIPSpro Fortran Language Reference Manual, Volume 2

  • MIPSpro Fortran Language Reference Manual, Volume 3

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