The state of Ada (Re: FreeBSD unmaintained ports which are currently scheduled for deletion)

Daniel Eischen deischen at
Fri Jan 8 19:59:09 UTC 2010

On Fri, 8 Jan 2010, John Merryweather Cooper wrote:

> Well, the compiler needs to be upgraded to the latest version.  Linux 
> gets a compiler out of the box, but we have to bend one to shape. 
> Most things stay the same, but there are always subtle differences. 
> I'd be happy to help do this (as I'm currently unemployed), but I'm 
> also going through a divorce.  You can contact me more directly at 
> j.m.cooper at

All the ports that I saw that were broken, were broken
*because* the compiler (lang/gnat) was updated.  Those
ports seemed to be vastly out of date and didn't build
with the latest GPL gnat from ACT.


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