`lang/gcc33': why without ADA & Java?

Gerald Pfeifer gerald at pfeifer.com
Mon Oct 13 10:27:14 PDT 2003

> Why our gcc-3.3.1 port doesn't build & install ADA part of
> gcc? We don't have separate ports for it, too...

Because nobody (including GNAT) really cared very much about the Ada
frontend that is part of GCC.

Also, GNAT is quite a beast, so it probably should be built and packaged
separately from lang/gcc3x in any case.

(Note that GCJ _is_ built by default.)

Gerald Pfeifer (Jerry)   gerald at pfeifer.com   http://www.pfeifer.com/gerald/

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