Sad Clouds <cryintothebluesky%googlemail.com@localhost> writes: > How many people are using Ada programming language on NetBSD? Not so many, but you're not alone. > I noticed the lack of binary Ada packages, and even if some are > available, they are too old to bootstrap a newer gcc4 Ada compiler. > > I guess the difficulty comes from the fact that you need a working Ada > compiler in order to build a new one. Yes. > I did a canadian cross build of gcc-4.4.3 in order to get the following > native Ada compilers for NetBSD-5.0: > > gcc4-ada_i386, gcc4-ada_amd64 and gcc4-ada_sparc64 > > Maybe other platforms can be supported as well. I don't know if cross > built amd64 and sparc64 compilers work, since I don't have the machines > to test them. > > Since doing canadian corss builds takes a lot of time, it would be > nice to have a few binary Ada packages in pkgsrc. Also we could provide > instructions on how to set up a tool chain, in case someone wants to > try building a native Ada compiler for other platforms. > > Would any developers who have access to pkgsrc, be interested in > building/testing Ada compilers and uploading them to ftp server? Provide packages for pkgsrc rather than just compilers. -- HE CE3OH...
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