The present AFS software (LFA in french, Logiciel de Fichiers AutodocumentÃ©s) is designed to read or write real, integer or character arrays, on portable files (IEEE binairies), will a portable code. Articles in the files are accessed through their name.
The underlying idea of this software is to combine two abilities: firstly an access to a given article through its name, for a simpler and more secured access to file data, and secondly physical write on IEEE binaries to assure excution speed and portability.
The document written by Jean-Marcel Piriou in February 2001 presents :
– Main features (Performance, Data precision, File portability, Synoptic of main functions)
– Fortran user interface
– UNIX user interface