This release contains several improvements and new features including the new predefined preprocessor symbol __INTEL_COMPILER_BUILD_DATE and a number of new compiler options. For a complete list of new options in this release, see New Compiler Options in the Intel Fortran Compiler Options Quick Reference Guide.
This release does not require you to recompile object and .mod files that were compiled with Intel Fortran Compiler 8.0.
Please refer to the Release Notes for the most current information about features implemented in this release.
The 8.0 release contains a number of improvements and new features including:
Numerous new compiler options and associated features, providing more complete compatibility with Compaq Visual Fortran
Fortran 2000 Allocatable Components of Derived Types extension
Traceback option, providing source correlation to the cause of severe run-time errors
Test prioritization tool for test selection based on prior execution profiles of an application
Code coverage tool for visual highlighting of application coverage of a particular workload
IntelŪ Debugger (IDB) support for ItaniumŪ-based systems
Please refer to the Release Notes for the most current information about features implemented in the 8.0 release.