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Re: Ada files now checked in


On Fri, Oct 05, 2001 at 11:37:17PM +0200, Florian Weimer wrote:
> Geert Bosch <bosch@gnat.com> writes:
> 
> > I must say that I do not understand the issue. Either you have a
> > GCC version with an Ada front end, or you don't.
> > In the first case, you set the CC environment to your GCC driver
> > with Ada support (if configure cannot figure this out). 
> 
> I think it's reasonable to do daily builds mainly with a current (but
> not bleeding-edge) compiler, say egcs 1.x or GCC 2.95.3, which is in
> widespread use.  If you use the gcc driver binary of a typical GNAT
> distribution, you divert significantly from a usual GCC installation,
> so the feedback from the daily builds is less meaningful.

Precisely.

The GNAT package I have is based on GCC 2.8.1, the C compiler of which
is ancient and does not work properly with GNU libc 2.2.x.  It is
effectively useless.

zw


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