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Re: Ada files now checked in
- To: dewar at gnat dot com
- Subject: Re: Ada files now checked in
- From: Zack Weinberg <zack at codesourcery dot com>
- Date: Sat, 6 Oct 2001 09:30:02 -0700
- Cc: drow at mvista dot com, gcc at gcc dot gnu dot org, kenner at vlsi1 dot ultra dot nyu dot edu
- References: <20011006161624.10128F28AE@nile.gnat.com>
On Sat, Oct 06, 2001 at 12:16:24PM -0400, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> <<FWIW, Debian has pretty much decided to do that. Requiring an Ada
> compiler for every bootstrap of the C compiler would introduce a lot of
> complexity, especially given the number of our platforms on which Ada
> isn't available - Linux/Alpha in particular seems to be problematic.
> That's an entirely reasonable decision
> <<Is there any reason that the gcc driver from a 3.1 install which did
> not include --enable-languages=ada should be unable to drive gnat1,
> The answer to this should be no ...
I'm afraid the answer is yes. If you configure a language out with
--enable-languages, its spec strings are not included in the
default_compilers array. Therefore, even if the front-end magically
appears in $(libsubdir), it won't be able to drive it.
That could of course be changed.