Ticket #16549 (add Ada to gcc)

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at macports.org
Mon Sep 22 14:36:10 PDT 2008

On Sep 22, 2008, at 4:14 PM, Jerry wrote:

> I am extremely interested in this ticket
> http://trac.macports.org/ticket/16549
> to add Ada support to gcc. My particular situation is that I need an
> Ada 2005 compiler (which means gcc 4.3) which runs on PPC hardware
> under OS X 10.5. (My need relates to the fact that I have written Ada
> bindings to the excellent PLplot plotting library but I still work on
> one of the last PowerBooks which is PPC.) I already have a
> functioning Ada 2005 compiler running on PPC under 10.4.11 so I have
> the necessary bootstrapping required to build the new compiler. I
> believe that the process would involve building the new compiler
> while running 10.4.x and then installing 10.5.x while maintaining / 
> opt.
> I'm not sure how to encourage faster attention to this ticket except
> to "vote" with this post.

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