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RE: GNAT in gcc-3.2 [was Re: New gcc-3.1.1 Release - g77]
- From: "Billinghurst, David (CRTS)" <David dot Billinghurst at riotinto dot com>
- To: <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Cc: <superbiskit at cox dot net>
- Date: Thu, 19 Sep 2002 08:38:22 +1000
- Subject: RE: GNAT in gcc-3.2 [was Re: New gcc-3.1.1 Release - g77]
I will build a gcc+gnat only binary, tar it up and see how big it is. If
it isn't too big, I will put it on my geocities page and send you the URL.
I have no Ada experience, so can't vouch for the end result, but it will
bootstrap itself. I just built it "because it was there".
From: David A. Cobb [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: Wednesday, 18 September 2002 9:32
To: Billinghurst, David (CRTS); email@example.com
Subject: GNAT in gcc-3.2 [was Re: New gcc-3.1.1 Release - g77]
Billinghurst, David (CRTS) wrote:
>It can be done. I have a working (or so it seems) GNAT for cygwin.
>Let me know if you are interested.
_Very interested_ . Thanks.. What do I need to do?
>From: David A. Cobb [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
>Sent: Wednesday, 18 September 2002 3:21
>Subject: Re: New gcc-3.1.1 Release - g77
>Back in the Dark Days of 7/7/2000, Dockeen wrote:
>>It may be a while before he gets to it, he was up late last night
>>dealing with some schmuck, i.e. me. :-)
>>I will be very interested in how GNAT works into this. Although
>>some very nice people have sent me very nice directions as to
>>how to do the Ada bootstrap, I have avoided for some weird, fearful
>Here's what I tried, without success!
>Installed binary kit GNAT ( gcc-2.7 ) from NYU. Note, this is a Windoze
>build, not Cygwin (AFAIK).
>Point $CC and $CXX at the GNAT gcc, also put that dir at the head of my
>Try running configure & make bootstrap for gcc-3.2-1.
>I'm not totally surprised that it failed, however I /am/ surprised at
>how and where. The 'C' and 'C++' and 'F77' builds went pretty well.
>However, the Ada test in configure ( Testing whether gcc understands Ada
>.... no ). failed.
>My first thought was "of course, it doesn't unerstand Cygwin paths."
> But, if that were true it should have failed completely on C, C++, and
>F77 as well.
>SO, if Dockeen, or anyone, can point me in the direction of creating a
>bootstrap GNAT it would be greatly appreciated.
David A. Cobb, Software Engineer, Public Access Advocate
"By God's Grace I am a Christian man, by my actions a great sinner." -- The Way of a Pilgrim; R. M. French, tr.
Life is too short to tolerate crappy software.
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