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Re: Ada files now checked in

On Sat, Oct 06, 2001 at 08:07:20PM +0200, Florian Weimer wrote:
> 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
other problems.

> 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.


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