[3.2] Can ada/6160 be cured from 3.3 or trunk?

Gabriel Dos Reis gdr@integrable-solutions.net
Tue Jan 28 14:50:00 GMT 2003

Christian Cornelssen <ccorn@cs.tu-berlin.de> writes:

| Hello,
| as in PR ada/6160, I cannot bootstrap Ada from the gcc-3_2-branch
| because my gnatgcc version is 2.8.1.  gcc-3_3-branch and mainline
| do not have that problem.
| Is there an easy fix that can be merged to the 3.2 branch?
| There is some need for it because I (and probably others)
| want to test some patches to the Ada Makefile suite.


  Yet another instance of the bootstrap problem I got this night and
what I just described in my recent mail.
It would be helpful if you (GNAT folks) could investigate this issue.
Fundamentally, it boils down to the following: In the command invocation

   gnatbind -I. [args]

gnatbind gets resolved to whatever is found in $PATH -- most of the
time, the wrong tool.  I believe a fix would be to say something like 

  ./gnatbind -I [args]

  stage1/gnatbind -I [args]

(same for helper utilities)

Well, I may be wrong but I believe that should be a good start for the

-- Gaby

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