AMD64 version of GNAT Ada compiler broken due to libthr

John Marino freebsdml at
Sun Oct 30 17:54:55 UTC 2011

On 10/30/2011 4:41 PM, Gerald Pfeifer wrote:
> On the last day of 2010, Daniel Eischen wrote:
>> I've got FSF paperwork on file, specifically to submit my original
>> FreeBSD and VxWorks GNAT ports to AdaCore (which they then upstreamed
>> to GCC).  It's been a few years since I submitted the paperwork,
>> however, and I'm not sure if they require resubmittal at periodic
>> intervals.  It may be possible for you to explain your changes to
>> me, without me looking at your original code or changes.
> This is generally not necessary.  Your paperwork with the FSF holds 
> without a need to renew, except that if you changed employers and
> require an employer disclaimer that might need to be sent for the
> new employer.
> Not sure whether the concrete question here is still open of course,
> but I'll also be happy to see how I can help in case.
> Gerald

Hi Gerald,
As a matter of fact, I have assigned my copyright to the FSF a while
ago, so there's nothing preventing me from submitting this patch in my
name.  It's on my todo list.  Getting through GCC patch procedure is
gruesome though, and I have dozens...


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