[Committed] PR fortran/63529 -- Fix documentation.

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Steve Kargl May 13, 2018, 5:19 p.m.
I've committed the attach document patch.

2018-05-13  Steven G. Kargl  <kargl@gcc.gnu.org>

	PR fortran/63529
	* gfortran.texi: Clarify documentation for Cray pointer and
	assumed-sized array.

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Index: gcc/fortran/gfortran.texi
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--- gcc/fortran/gfortran.texi	(revision 260209)
+++ gcc/fortran/gfortran.texi	(working copy)
@@ -1906,10 +1906,12 @@  or,
         pointer ( <pointer1> , <pointee1> ), ( <pointer2> , <pointee2> ), ...
 @end smallexample
 The pointer is an integer that is intended to hold a memory address.
-The pointee may be an array or scalar.  A pointee can be an assumed
-size array---that is, the last dimension may be left unspecified by
-using a @code{*} in place of a value---but a pointee cannot be an
-assumed shape array.  No space is allocated for the pointee.
+The pointee may be an array or scalar.
+If an assumed-size array is permitted within the scoping unit, a
+pointee can be an assumed-size array.
+That is, the last dimension may be left unspecified by using a @code{*}
+in place of a value. A pointee cannot be an assumed shape array.
+No space is allocated for the pointee.
 
 The pointee may have its type declared before or after the pointer
 statement, and its array specification (if any) may be declared