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Re: Ada and x86_64
- From: Jan Hubicka <jh at suse dot cz>
- To: Robert Dewar <dewar at gnat dot com>
- Cc: jh at suse dot cz, kenner at vlsi1 dot ultra dot nyu dot edu, aj at suse dot de,gcc at gcc dot gnu dot org
- Date: Tue, 27 Aug 2002 14:42:20 +0200
- Subject: Re: Ada and x86_64
- References: <20020827115845.0F8E5F2D9D@nile.gnat.com>
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.