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FORTRAN Benchmarks
Volume Number:7
Issue Number:1
Column Tag:Jörg's Folder

Absoft's MacFORTRAN II

By Jörg Langowski, MacTutor Editorial Board

Note: Source code files accompanying article are located on MacTech CD-ROM or source code disks.

“Two FORTRANS for MPW”

You have read several columns on the FORTRAN compiler by Language Systems, which for a while was the only one to offer MPW support. Not for long, though; the creators of the first Fortran compiler for the Macintosh, Absoft Co., were not asleep and brought out their MPW FORTRAN, first MacFORTRAN/MPW and recently MacFortran II. A comparison between the two compilers was long overdue, and this month you will find those long-awaited benchmark figures, together with some insights into the code produced by the two compilers.

When I read the Whetstone benchmark figures in the Absoft ad, which were above those of Language Systems’ compiler by more than a factor of two, I was surprised, and curious to find out how they were able to do this. I asked for a sample copy, which they kindly provided, together with a corresponding T-Shirt, so that I can now run advertising for both Language Systems (odd days) and Absoft (even days).

The Absoft MacFORTRAN II package is very easy to set up and use. It comes with a well-written manual and an installation script for MPW 3.1. The manual is very well structured and has an extensive index; the documentations of Absoft and LS Fortran match each other in quality. An extensive set of examples is also provided, showing standard Fortran programming, toolbox calls, performance analysis and Hypercard interfacing.

Code optimization

The installation script sets up a menu that allows you to invoke the Commando interface to the compiler. That interface is almost indispensable; you have a choice between so many different options that it becomes hard to remember or type in everything. Most of these options have to do with code optimization. Absoft lets you switch on or off every available optimization individually. The most important basic optimizations are turned on by the -O compiler switch. They include: subexpression elimination, loop invariant code removal, use unchanged DATA-initialized variables as constants, inline intrinsic functions, and peephole optimization at the machine code level. These optimizations correspond approximately to what the Language System compiler does when you select -opt=3.

However, MacFortran II has more in store. Three more ways of optimizing the code are provided. First, subroutines may be ‘folded’ into the main code, eliminating call overhead (if they are defined in the same file). Second, loops may be expanded into sequences of instructions (‘loop unrolling’). This is approximately equivalent to expanding

do i=1,n
 a(i) = b(i) + c(i)
end do

into

C 1

do i=1,n,2
 a(i) = b(i) + c(i)
 a(i+1) = b(i+1) + c(i+1)
end do

assuming that n is even. This cuts down the number of loop index tests by a factor of two and allows for parallelization on machines that support it (on the Mac’s floating point processor, you can at least distribute the calculation over different FP registers).

The third optimization, called ‘strength reduction’, will try to substitute integer multiplication in loops by integer additions where possible. For instance, the loop:

do i=1,n
 a(i) =i * m
end do

can also be written as

C2

i1 = m
do i=1,n
 a(i) =i1
 i1 = i1 + m
end do

which will run faster if the addition takes less time than the multiplication.

These last three optimizations strategies are often applied already in the source code by Fortran programmers. As an example of loop unrolling, consider the following piece of code from a frequently-employed matrix/vector multiplication routine from the public domain Linpack library:

C 3

      jmin = j+16
      do 60 j = jmin, n2, 16
         do 50 i = 1, n1
            y(i) = ((((((((((((((( (y(i))
     $             + x(j-15)*m(i,j-15)) + x(j-14)*m(i,j-14))
     $             + x(j-13)*m(i,j-13)) + x(j-12)*m(i,j-12))
     $             + x(j-11)*m(i,j-11)) + x(j-10)*m(i,j-10))
     $             + x(j- 9)*m(i,j- 9)) + x(j- 8)*m(i,j- 8))
     $             + x(j- 7)*m(i,j- 7)) + x(j- 6)*m(i,j- 6))
     $             + x(j- 5)*m(i,j- 5)) + x(j- 4)*m(i,j- 4))
     $             + x(j- 3)*m(i,j- 3)) + x(j- 2)*m(i,j- 2))
     $             + x(j- 1)*m(i,j- 1)) + x(j)   *m(i,j)
   50    continue
   60 continue

Here, sixteen of the basic operations are performed in one pass of the loop. Of course, it is necessary to provide code that deals with array dimensions which are not an integer multiple of 16 (or 8, 4, 2). With the loop unrolling option of Absoft’s Fortran, the compiler does this for you.

The increase in execution speed that loop unrolling and subroutine folding provide depends very much on the type of code being operated upon. The Whetstone benchmark, for instance, is strongly affected by subroutine folding. This is not surprising, since the benchmark consists mainly of calls to small subroutines executed over and over again in loops. I have reprinted the Whetstone benchmark in Listing 1, so you can actually see what it is doing.

If you activate loop unrolling and subroutine folding in addition to the basic optimizations, Absoft Fortran runs the Whetstone benchmark at 2466 KWhet/s on a Mac IIx. Language Systems, at its highest optimization level, reaches only 1035 KWhet/s (see Table 1). In real life however, where benchmarks don’t necessarily apply, the speed increase is not quite so dramatic, although still substantial. Absoft Fortran with the basic optimizations still executes the Whetstone program 40% faster than LS Fortran.

The Linpack Benchmark, which mainly tests performance in operations on big matrices, executes about 30% faster under Absoft than under LS Fortran. Note that the loop unrolling actually slows down execution here, because the time-consuming calculations are already unrolled in the source code of the Linpack package. This shows you that you have to test this option carefully before using to see whether it really increases the speed.

Table 1: Language Systems and Absoft Fortran performances on different benchmarks

Compiler Whetstone Linpack Matmult

[KWhet/s] [MFlops] [s]

LSF opt=0 929 0.077 0.1 / 4.80

LSF opt=3 1035 0.103 0.05 / 2.45

ABF no opt. 1265 0.121 0.07 / 3.93

ABF -O 1264 0.134 0.05 / 2.17

ABF -O -h2 1317 0.132 0.07 / 1.93

ABF -O -h4 1345 - 0.05 / 1.91

ABF -O -h8 1346 - 0.07 / 1.95

ABF -O -k 770 (!) 0.126 0.05 / 2.18

ABF -O -Z -G -h2 2466 (!) - 0.05 / 2.16

Why is the code created by the Absoft compiler - even with only the basic optimizations - faster than the LS Fortran code? To understand this, let’s look at the assembler code generated for the matrix multiplication benchmark example from MacTutor Vol. 5, #8. Listing 1 shows the central loop of the multiplication routine for various optimization settings.

You can clearly see that both compilers throw away a lot of redundant code when the optimization is turned on (LSF, opt=3 vs. opt=0; ABF, -O vs. no options). The code generated by both compilers is very tight, but Absoft keeps many more variables in registers. Looking at the complete routine, which is not printed here for space reasons, reveals that Absoft uses all registers except A1, A5, and D1. Language Systems keeps most variables in a local stack frame and must access memory to get them; also, it does not fully exploit the available addressing modes of the 68020, even with the -68020 option turned on. This might be a compromise taken to allow easier generation of 68000 and 68020 code by the same compiler. Since the Absoft Fortran works only on 68020/30 based machines, it could probably be designed to exploit that CPU more efficiently. The floating point registers are used by both compilers to full extent. Note that Absoft does the addition (intermediate calculation in the central loop) in extended precision before converting back to double precision for the final result.

The difference in A and D register use is mainly due to the fact that LS Fortran always generates code that is fully linker-compatible with the other MPW compilers. This means it follows the register-saving conventions which require a subroutine to leave the contents of all registers except A0, A1, D0, D1, and D2 untouched. As long as one just runs a Fortran program, it is not necessary to follow these conventions for each subroutine, but when Fortran routines are to be called from Pascal, it is. Absoft Fortran has an option (-k) that saves and restores A2-A5/D3-D7 at the beginning and the end of each routine, to keep full compatibility with the Macintosh calling conventions. For running plain Fortran code, one does not need this option. Including the register-saving code in Absoft Fortran decreases the Whetstone performance dramatically (as you’ve seen above, the Whetstone figures are very much influenced by the efficiency of subroutine calling). The other benchmarks are not much affected by this option, since subroutine calls make up only a small amount of the total execution time.

Summarizing the benchmark figures, Linpack being the most significant for floating-point calculations, we can grant a fair advantage of about 25-35% in execution speed of Absoft MacFortran II over Language Systems Fortran 2.1. This is in agreement with practical observations; other users of both compilers who I discussed with generally observe speed increases of approx. 30% for pure Fortran code on the Absoft compared to the Language Systems compiler. These figures may be much different for applications which do a lot of cross-language calls.

The loop unrolling options (-h2, -h4, -h8) do not seem to affect the execution speed too much; there is a 10% improvement for the matrix multiplication, and no improvement at all for the Linpack benchmark whose code is already unrolled. The Whetstone benchmark is improved by only about 5%. To show you what the loop unrolling is doing, I have also listed the assembly output for the double (-U) and quadruple (-h4) unrolling.

MacFortran II’s Macintosh interface

Compared to the excellent Macintosh interface that Language Systems Fortran offers, the Absoft MRWE (Macintosh Runtime Window Environment) seems a little rough. It provides you with a resizable terminal window and keyboard input and the possibility to save the output to a file at the end of the program. The elegant menu setup that Language Systems has, where you can assign vectors to Fortran subroutines to user-defined menu items, is missing here.

The good news is that Absoft provides the full source of MRWE, which gives the user the opportunity to read and understand what the code is doing (all Fortran), and possibly modify it. What I also liked about MRWE is that the window setup, dialogs, etc. are kept in resources where they should be. Language Systems takes the easy way out by hard-encoding the window environment into its code. Although LSF’s runtime interface it is very powerful, it would be even better if it were properly resource-based.

Both Fortrans offer optional inclusion of background-processing code under Multifinder. The amount of backgrounding can be controlled by the user in both cases.

Absoft does toolbox calls in a similar way as LS Fortran, by simply calling the routine and adding VAL modifiers to the parameters where call by value is needed. It is not possible to use Pascal calling conventions (as it is in LS Fortran through a PEXTERNAL declaration). The usage of handles and pointers is less convenient than in LS Fortran, where you can use STRUCTURE declarations; that extension is missing in Absoft Fortran and has to be simulated by lots of EQUIVALENCE statements.

For toolbox calling convenience and the Macintosh runtime environment, Language Systems clearly has the advantage.

Summary

Absoft’s MacFortran II is the fastest Fortran for the Macintosh currently available, being about 30% faster than the runner-up, LS Fortran 2.1. For pure number crunching this speed difference might be relevant. If you want easy addition of a Macintosh ‘look and feel’ to your Fortran program, you might prefer LSF with its capability to associate subroutines with menu items. This could in principle be done in Absoft Fortran, but only by modifying the MRWE code, which would be more difficult. If you do a lot of cross-language calling, LSF may have the advantage over Absoft. Another advantage of LSF is the total compatibility with VAX Fortran; for adapting Vax programs to Absoft, one still needs to make some changes now and then, e.g. in I/O statements.

The ideal setup would again be to compile computation-intensive parts in Absoft Fortran with the Pascal-calling option on (taking care not to have too many calls to small subroutines), and run the main program from the Language Systems runtime environment. Well, maybe the two products will move closer to each other in time, Language Systems optimizing its code even more and Absoft adding some convenience to its Mac interface.

Final words

At the end, I want to apologize to Steve Hawley (the author of SteveForth that I reviewed a while ago). I did not see his letter before it was printed in this magazine. I had actually made the error to think that SteveForth was freely available for anyone interested in testing it, because it was on a public accessible FTP host (It was actually removed soon after I had discovered it). Sorry for giving the impression that this is a finished product; SteveForth is not public domain or shareware, but Steve Hawley might make it available later when he gets around to doing some more work on it. I still think that his Forth implementation contains some very interesting ideas, and would be happy to see and review a later version.

At the last minute, I found some very useful information for those of you interested in downloading free-distribution Macintosh software from the Internet network. On the Info-mac mailing list, the following table appeared:

Date: Sun, 11 Nov 90 13:03:56 CST

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Listing 1: Benchmarks
Matrix multiplication

   program matbench
   real*8 a(50,50),b(50,50),c(50,50)

   time = second(0.)
   do i=1,50
   do j=1,50
 a(i,j) = i + j*0.01
 b(i,j) = a(i,j)
 end do
   end do
   time = second(0.) - time
   write (*,*) “Time to set up matrices:”,time,” seconds”

   time = second(0.)
   call mat_mult(c,50,a,50,b,50,50,50,50)
   time = second(0.) - time
   write (*,*) “Time to multiply matrices:”,time,” seconds”
   
   pause
   end
   
      subroutine mat_mult(c,nc,a,na,b,nb,n1,n2,n3)
c      sets c=a.b; c must be different from a or b
c      na,nb,nc are first dimensions
c      n1 n2 n3 are problem dimensions
c      c is n1xn3
c      a    n1 n2
c      b    n2 n3
      real*8 c(nc,n3),a(na,n2),b(nb,n3)

      do k=1,n3
        do i = 1,n1
        c(i,k) = 0d0
        end do
        do j=1,n2
        do i=1,n1
        c(i,k) = c(i,k)+a(i,j)*b(j,k)
        end do
        end do
      end do
      return
      end

      FUNCTION SECOND(X)
      CALL UTILIZ(TIME)
      SECOND=TIME
      RETURN
      END

      SUBROUTINE UTILIZ(TIME)
      TIME = LONG(362)/60.0
      END
Whetstone benchmark

C
      PROGRAM WHETSTONE
      DIMENSION E1(4)
      COMMON /A/ E1,J,K,L
      COMMON /B/ T,T2
C     SYNTHETIC BENCHMARK  BY CURNOW/WICHMANN
C     ***************************************
C     INITIALIZE CONSTANTS
      T=0.499975
      T1=0.50025
      T2=2.0
C     READ VALUE OF I, CONTROLLING TOTAL WEIGHT:
C     IF I=10 THE TOTAL WEIGHT IS ONE MILLION WHETSTONE INSTUCTIONS
C
      I=10
C
      CALL UTILIZ(TT1)
      CPU1=SECOND(Z)
      II=I
      N1=0
      N2=12*I
      N3=14*I
      N4=345*I
      N5=0
      N6=210*I
      N7=32*I
      N8=899*I
      N9=616*I
      N10=0
      N11=93*I
C     MODULE 1: SIMPLE IDENTIFIERS
      JJ=100
99999 CONTINUE
      X1=1.0
      X2=-1.0
      X3=-1.0
      X4=-1.0
      IF (N1) 12,15,12
12    CONTINUE
      DO 10 I=1,N1
      X1=( X1+X2+X3-X4)*T
      X2=( X1+X2-X3+X4)*T
      X3=( X1-X2+X3+X4)*T
      X4=(-X1+X2+X3+X4)*T
10    CONTINUE
X     CALL POUT(N1,N1,N1,X1,X2,X3,X4)
15    CONTINUE
C     MODULE 2: ARRAY ELEMENTS
      E1(1)=1.0
      E1(2)=-1.0
      E1(3)=-1.0
      E1(4)=-1.0
      DO 20 I=1,N2
      E1(1)=( E1(1)+E1(2)+E1(3)-E1(4))*T
      E1(2)=( E1(1)+E1(2)-E1(3)+E1(4))*T
      E1(3)=( E1(1)-E1(2)+E1(3)+E1(4))*T
      E1(4)=(-E1(1)+E1(2)+E1(3)+E1(4))*T
20    CONTINUE
X     CALL POUT(N2,N3,N2,E1(1),E1(2),E1(3),E1(4))
C     MODULE 3: ARRAY AS PARAMETER
      DO 30 I=1,N3
      CALL PA(E1)
30    CONTINUE
X     CALL POUT(N3,N2,N2,E1(1),E1(2),E1(3),E1(4))
C     MODULE 4: CONDITIONAL JUMPS
      J=1
      DO 40 I=1,N4
      IF(J.EQ.1) GOTO 42
41    J=2
      GO TO 43
42    J=3
43    IF(J.GT.2) GOTO 45
44    J=0
      GO TO 46
45    J=1
46    IF(J.LT.1) GOTO 48
47    J=1
      GO TO 40
48    J=0
40    CONTINUE
X     CALL POUT(N4,J,J,X1,X2,X3,X4)
C     MODULE 5: OMITTED
C     MODULE 6: INTEGER ARITHMETIC
      J=1
      K=2
      L=3
      DO 60 I=1,N6
      J=J*(K-J)*(L-K)
      K=L*K-(L-J)*K
      L=(L-K)*(K+J)
      E1(L-1)=J+K+L
      E1(K-1)=J*K*L
60    CONTINUE
X     CALL POUT(N6,J,K,E1(1),E1(2),E1(3),E1(4))
C     MODULE 7: TRIG. FUNCTIONS
      X=0.5
      Y=0.5
      DO 70 I=1,N7
      X=T*ATAN(T2*SIN(X)*COS(X)/(COS(X+Y)+COS(X-Y)-1.0))
      Y=T*ATAN(T2*SIN(Y)*COS(Y)/(COS(X+Y)+COS(X-Y)-1.0))
70    CONTINUE
X     CALL POUT(N7,J,K,X,X,Y,Y)
C     MODULE 8: PROCEDURE CALLS
      X=1.0
      Y=1.0
      Z=1.0
      DO 80 I=1,N8
      CALL P3(X,Y,Z)
80    CONTINUE
X     CALL POUT(N8,J,K,X,Y,Z,Z)
C     MODULE 9: ARRAY REFERENCES
      J=1
      K=2
      L=3
      E1(1)=1.0
      E1(2)=2.0
      E1(3)=3.0
      DO 90 I=1,N9
      CALL P0
90    CONTINUE
X     CALL POUT(N9,J,K,E1(1),E1(2),E1(3),E1(4))
C     MODULE 10: INTEGER ARITHMETIC
      J=2
      K=3
      IF (N10) 97,105,97
97    CONTINUE
      DO 100 I=1,N10
      J=J+K
      K=J+K
      J=K-J
      K=K-J-J
100   CONTINUE
X     CALL POUT(N10,J,K,X1,X2,X3,X4)
105   CONTINUE
C     MODULE 11: STANDARD FUNCTIONS
      X=0.75
      DO 110 I=1,N11
      X=SQRT(EXP(ALOG(X)/T1))
110   CONTINUE
      JJ=JJ-1
      IF (JJ.GT.0) GOTO 99999
X     CALL POUT(N11,J,K,X,X,X,X)
      CPU2=SECOND(Z)
      CPU2=1000000.0/FLOAT(II)/(CPU2-CPU1)
      WRITE(*,2) CPU2
2     FORMAT(/// “ TOTAL WEIGHT:” ,F10.3,” (IN THOUSANDS OF WHETSTONE”,
     *       “ INSTRUCTIONS)”)
       CALL UTILIZ(TT2)
       TTT=TT2-TT1
       WRITE(*,7777)TTT
7777   FORMAT(‘ TIME TAKEN  ‘,F12.4)
      END
      SUBROUTINE PA(E)
      DIMENSION E(4)
      COMMON /B/ T,T2
      J=0
100   E(1)=( E(1)+E(2)+E(3)-E(4))*T
      E(2)=( E(1)+E(2)-E(3)+E(4))*T
      E(3)=( E(1)-E(2)+E(3)+E(4))*T
      E(3)=(-E(1)+E(2)+E(3)+E(4))/T2
      J=J+1
      IF (J-6) 100,105,105
105   CONTINUE
      RETURN
      END
      SUBROUTINE P0
      DIMENSION E1(4)
      COMMON /A/ E1,J,K,L
      E1(J)=E1(K)
      E1(K)=E1(L)
      E1(L)=E1(J)
      RETURN
      END
      SUBROUTINE P3(X,Y,Z)
      COMMON /B/ T,T2
   AX=X
      AY=Y
      AX=T*(AX+AY)
      AY=T*(AX+AY)
      Z=(AX+AY)/T2
      RETURN
      END
      SUBROUTINE POUT(N,J,K,X1,X2,X3,X4)
      WRITE(*,4) N
      WRITE(*,4) J
      WRITE(*,4) K
      WRITE(*,3) X1
      WRITE(*,3) X2
      WRITE(*,3) X3
      WRITE(*,3) X3
      WRITE(*,3) X4
3     FORMAT(1X,E25.15)
4     FORMAT(1X,I10)
      RETURN
      END

      FUNCTION SECOND(X)
      CALL UTILIZ(TIME)
      SECOND=TIME
      RETURN
      END

      SUBROUTINE UTILIZ(TIME)
      TIME = LONG(362)/60.0
      END

Listing 2: Assembly listing of inner loops of matrix multiply routine


LS Fortran, no optimization

L10009  EQU *
 ;  File “matmult.f”;  Line         16
 MOVE.L $FFFFFFF8(A6),D1
 SUB.L  $FFFFFFAC(A6),D1
 ASL.L  #3,D1
 MOVE.L $FFFFFFF4(A6),D2
 SUB.L  $FFFFFFB8(A6),D2
 MULS.L $FFFFFFB4(A6),D2
 ADD.L  D1,D2
 MOVE.L D2,$FFFFFF84(A6)
 MOVE.L $FFFFFFF8(A6),D1
 SUB.L  $FFFFFFAC(A6),D1
 ASL.L  #3,D1
 MOVE.L $FFFFFFF4(A6),D2
 SUB.L  $FFFFFFB8(A6),D2
 MULS.L $FFFFFFB4(A6),D2
 ADD.L  D1,D2
 MOVE.L D2,$FFFFFF68(A6)
 MOVE.L $FFFFFFF8(A6),D1
 SUB.L  $FFFFFFC4(A6),D1
 ASL.L  #3,D1
 MOVE.L $FFFFFFFC(A6),D2
 SUB.L  $FFFFFFD0(A6),D2
 MULS.L $FFFFFFCC(A6),D2
 ADD.L  D1,D2
 MOVE.L D2,$FFFFFF6C(A6)
 MOVE.L $FFFFFFFC(A6),D1
 SUB.L  $FFFFFFDC(A6),D1
 ASL.L  #3,D1
 MOVE.L $FFFFFFF4(A6),D2
 SUB.L  $FFFFFFE8(A6),D2
 MULS.L $FFFFFFE4(A6),D2
 ADD.L  D1,D2
 MOVE.L D2,$FFFFFF70(A6)
 MOVEA.L$0020(A6),A0
 ADDA.L $FFFFFF6C(A6),A0
 FMOVE.D(A0),FP7
 MOVEA.L$0018(A6),A1
 ADDA.L $FFFFFF70(A6),A1
 FMUL.D (A1),FP7
 MOVEA.L$0028(A6),A1
 ADDA.L $FFFFFF68(A6),A1
 FADD.D (A1),FP7
 MOVEA.L$0028(A6),A1
 ADDA.L $FFFFFF84(A6),A1
 FMOVE.DFP7,(A1)
 ;  File “matmult.f”;  Line         17
 ADDQ.L #1,$FFFFFFF8(A6)
 SUBQ.L #1,D7
 BGT    L10009

LS Fortran, -opt=3 optimization

L10009  EQU *
 ;  File “matmult.f”;  Line         16
 MOVE.L $FFFFFF5C(A6),$FFFFFF58(A6)
 MOVE.L $FFFFFF64(A6),$FFFFFF40(A6)
 MOVEA.L$0020(A6),A0
 ADDA.L $FFFFFF60(A6),A0
 FMOVE.D(A0),FP7
 MOVEA.L$0018(A6),A1
 ADDA.L $FFFFFF40(A6),A1
 FMUL.D (A1),FP7
 MOVEA.L$0028(A6),A1
 ADDA.L $FFFFFF58(A6),A1
 FADD.D (A1),FP7
 FMOVE.DFP7,(A1)
 ;  File “matmult.f”;  Line         17
 MOVEQ  #$0008,D1
 ADD.L  D1,$FFFFFF5C(A6)
 ADD.L  D1,$FFFFFF60(A6)
 ADDQ.L #1,$FFFFFFF8(A6)
 SUBQ.L #1,D7
 BGT.S  L10009

Absoft Fortran, no optimization

L14:

;                c(i,k) = c(i,k)+a(i,j)*b(j,k)

 move.l d3,d2
 sub.l  #$0001,d2
 move.l (20,a7),d4
 move.l d4,d6
 sub.l  #$0001,d6
 move.l (a7),d0
 muls.l d0,d6
 add.l  d6,d2
 move.l d3,d6
 sub.l  #$0001,d6
 move.l (36,a7),d5
 move.l d5,d7
 sub.l  #$0001,d7
 muls.l (8,a7),d7
 add.l  d7,d6
 sub.l  #$0001,d5
 move.l d4,d7
 sub.l  #$0001,d7
 muls.l (16,a7),d7
 add.l  d7,d5
 move.l (200,a7),a2
 fmove.d(a2,d6.l*8),fp2
 move.l (208,a7),a3
 fmove.d(a3,d5.l*8),fp3
 fmul.x fp3,fp2
 move.l (192,a7),a4
 fmove.d(a4,d2.l*8),fp4
 fadd.x fp2,fp4
 move.l d3,d2
 sub.l  #$0001,d2
 move.l d4,d5
 sub.l  #$0001,d5
 muls.l d0,d5
 add.l  d5,d2
 fmove.dfp4,(a4,d2.l*8)
 add.l  #$0001,d3
 move.l (44,a7),d6
 move.l d6,d7
 sub.l  #$0001,d7

;            end do

 move.l d7,(44,a7)
;  loop bottom branch
 tst.l  d7
 bgt    L14

Absoft Fortran, -O optimization

L14:
 move.l d6,d7
 sub.l  #$0001,d7
 move.l d7,d2
 add.l  (236,a7),d2
 add.l  (240,a7),d7
 fmove.d(a2,d7.l*8),fp2
 fmul.d (248,a7),fp2
 fmove.d(a3,d2.l*8),fp3
 fadd.x fp2,fp3
 fmove.dfp3,(a3,d2.l*8)
 add.l  #$0001,d6
 sub.l  #$0001,d4

;            end do

 tst.l  d4
 bgt    L14

Absoft Fortran, -O -U optimization

L27:
 move.l d4,d2
 sub.l  #$0001,d2
 move.l d2,d7
 add.l  d3,d7
 add.l  d0,d2
 fmove.d(a2,d2.l*8),fp2
 fmul.x fp3,fp2
 fmove.d(a3,d7.l*8),fp4
 fadd.x fp2,fp4
 fmove.dfp4,(a3,d7.l*8)
 move.l d4,d2
 add.l  #$0001,d2
 move.l d2,d4
 sub.l  #$0001,d4
 move.l d4,d7
 add.l  d3,d7
 add.l  d0,d4
 fmove.d(a2,d4.l*8),fp5
 fmul.x fp3,fp5
 fmove.d(a3,d7.l*8),fp6
 fadd.x fp5,fp6
 fmove.dfp6,(a3,d7.l*8)
 move.l d2,d4
 add.l  #$0001,d4
 sub.l  #$0002,d6

;            end do

 tst.l  d6
 bgt    L27
 move.l d4,(28,a7)

Absoft Fortran, -O -h4 optimization

L27:
 move.l d4,d2
 sub.l  #$0001,d2
 move.l d2,d7
 add.l  d3,d7
 add.l  d0,d2
 fmove.d(a2,d2.l*8),fp2
 fmul.x fp3,fp2
 fmove.d(a3,d7.l*8),fp4
 fadd.x fp2,fp4
 fmove.dfp4,(a3,d7.l*8)
 move.l d4,d2
 add.l  #$0001,d2
 move.l d2,d4
 sub.l  #$0001,d4
 move.l d4,d7
 add.l  d3,d7
 add.l  d0,d4
 fmove.d(a2,d4.l*8),fp5
 fmul.x fp3,fp5
 fmove.d(a3,d7.l*8),fp6
 fadd.x fp5,fp6
 fmove.dfp6,(a3,d7.l*8)
 add.l  #$0001,d2
 move.l d2,d4
 sub.l  #$0001,d4
 move.l d4,d7
 add.l  d3,d7
 add.l  d0,d4
 fmove.d(a2,d4.l*8),fp7
 fmul.x fp3,fp7
 fmove.d(a3,d7.l*8),fp0
 fadd.x fp7,fp0
 fmove.dfp0,(a3,d7.l*8)
 add.l  #$0001,d2
 move.l d2,d4
 sub.l  #$0001,d4
 move.l d4,d7
 add.l  d3,d7
 add.l  d0,d4
 fmove.d(a2,d4.l*8),fp2
 fmul.x fp3,fp2
 fmove.d(a3,d7.l*8),fp1
 fadd.x fp2,fp1
 fmove.dfp1,(a3,d7.l*8)
 move.l d2,d4
 add.l  #$0001,d4
 sub.l  #$0004,d6

;            end do

 tst.l  d6
 bgt    L27

 
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