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Re: [ada] rts support for alpha-linux
> Yes, they *do* differ between linux targets. Usually this is done
> to make it easier (once upon a time) to cross-host binaries from the
> "native" operating system. For instance, alpha-linux has the same
> signal numbers as OSF/1; sparc-linux has the same signal numbers as
> Solaris; mips-linux has the same signal numbers as Irix.
I see. Thanks for the explanation.
> > > Alpha does not have SIGUNUSED, SIGLOST, or SIGSTKFLT. Neither do
> > > many other Linux targets, but s-osinte.adb isn't correct for them.
> > You can use the value 0 for non existent signals.
> Then why is there not exactly one a-intnam.adb and why don't we
> force all systems to have the union of all names on any system?
Because that would be pushing things a little bit too much.
We actually followed this approach at the very beginning of the GNAT RT,
and also found this impractical.
> Failing that, this requirement makes no sense to me.
Having as much sharing between linux targets makes sense to me, even if
it does not to you.