Nasa runs competition to help make old Fortran code faster

@tachyeonz : Nasa is seeking help from coders to speed up the software it uses to design experimental aircraft. It is running a competition that will share $55,000 (£42,000) between the top two people who can make its FUN3D software run up to 10,000 times faster.

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Building GCC 7 on Windows Subsystem for Linux

@tachyeonz : In this article, I will show you how to compile from sources GCC 7.1 on WSL, Windows Subsystem for Linux. The default version of GCC, at the time of this writing, is 5.4 which is pretty old. GCC 7.1 has complete support for C++11, C++14 and experimental support for the current C++17 draft. GCC 7.

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