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Re: Ada and x86_64


On Tue, Aug 27, 2002 at 07:58:45AM -0400, Robert Dewar wrote:
> The documentation you need for porting the system dependent files is found
> in the specs of the files involved, but it is important to be aware that
> creating a new runtime for a new port is a non-trivial task that certainly
> requires a good knowledge of Ada and a good familiarity with the structure
> of the GNAT runtime (it's all documented, but there is a lot of it). There
> is no quick "port GNAT in half an hour" procedure, it just does not exist.

Is that dificult even in the case that Linux port exists?  I would expect there
to already be working 64bit Alpha Linux vesion (or not?) so the stuff can just
be merged together, I hope.

Honza


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