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Re: CVS commit: pkgsrc/lang/gcc3-java

On 7/15/2012 00:19, David A. Holland wrote:
Module Name:    pkgsrc
Committed By:   dholland
Date:           Sat Jul 14 22:19:13 UTC 2012

Removed Files:
        pkgsrc/lang/gcc3-java: DESCR Makefile PLIST

Log Message:
Remove gcc3-java as promised. Has not been buildable for years, if ever,
and various attempts to fix it have failed. Plus, gcc3 is highly obsolete
at this point and it's hardly worth spending effort on this. I believe
gcc-java support is available in most or all of the gcc4 packages.

Might I suggest removing lang/gcc34-ada as well?

As I recently updated devel/florist, no packages depend on it. This version of Ada is quite old. There are two modern Ada compilers in the tree (lang/gnat-aux and lang/gcc-aux) that support c++, fortran, and objc as well as c + ada. And like you said, gcc3 is highly highly obsolete.

Main reason for keeping it:
The new Ada compilers won't build on NetBSD 4 or lower.
They only build on x86 platforms, but I can't imagine lang/gcc34-ada ever built on anything else. So the main reason to keep it is for NetBSD 4 users, but they have no packages they can build with it in the pkgsrc tree.


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