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Re: Ada files now checked in
- To: Florian Weimer <fw at deneb dot enyo dot de>
- Subject: Re: Ada files now checked in
- From: Zack Weinberg <zack at codesourcery dot com>
- Date: Sat, 6 Oct 2001 10:54:50 -0700
- Cc: dewar at gnat dot com, bosch at gnat dot com, gcc at gcc dot gnu dot org,kenner at vlsi1 dot ultra dot nyu dot edu
- References: <20011006165846.71996F28CA@nile.gnat.com> <firstname.lastname@example.org>
On Sat, Oct 06, 2001 at 08:07:20PM +0200, Florian Weimer wrote:
> email@example.com writes:
> > <<What, you want to keep the Ada tools around as well as the C or Perl
> > ones? That would be silly. We only need one version.
> > >>
> > See previous message, I potentially agree for C, but disagree for Perl, we
> > don't want to intodruce another language into our build environment at
> > ACT just for this purpose, especially if it is Perl :-)
> I don't see the problem with Ada tools for these particular files.
> Only people who actually change the compiler need these tools, and
> since they are platform-independent, the generated files can be
> shipped together with the source code.
The problem is that they shouldn't be in CVS and shouldn't be
generated into the source directory, because this causes tons of
> The other build problem (different compiler driver names for C and
> Ada) seems to be more problematic. What about a patch for GCC 2.95.4
> so that the gcc drivers includes Ada support by default, so that you
> can drop in a gnat1 binary?
Won't help. I have explained this ad nauseam elsewhere.