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Re: GCC GNAT (was: [SCM] Web pages branch, master, updated. 306f359688af

From: Thomas Schwinge
Subject: Re: GCC GNAT (was: [SCM] Web pages branch, master, updated. 306f359688afa254dc8728c73afab0fdb33d39ab)
Date: Tue, 23 Apr 2013 11:48:26 +0200
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On Tue, 19 Mar 2013 20:11:08 +0100, I wrote:
> On Sat, 16 Mar 2013 18:33:28 +0000, Pino Toscano <toscano.pino@tiscali.it> 
> wrote:
> > commit 306f359688afa254dc8728c73afab0fdb33d39ab
> > Author: Pino Toscano <toscano.pino@tiscali.it>
> > Date:   Sat Mar 16 19:32:28 2013 +0100
> > 
> >     drop the gnat gsoc project idea
> >     
> >     gnat has been ported recently, so a whole gsoc on it is not needed 
> > anymore
> I'm inclined to restore that item once again (Samuel also had deleted it
> once before, and I restored it).

Done in commit 0f4186b7136e5e55a0e6028d2b92db3f71411a44.

> While indeed a basic port has been done
> by Svante, there's still lots of work remaining that is worth more than
> one GSoC.  The port is not yet upstream: the maintainer raised some
> concerns that I have not yet found the time to follow up on.  While the
> test results of the GCC/GNAT testsuite don't look bad (but there are a
> few unresolved issues, and the testsuite appears to be a rather small
> one), I don't know if the port has yet seen any real-world usage.
> Svante, did you test it for any bigger Ada code bases, or any Ada
> testsuites?


> And then there's the whole topic of language bindings, etc.
> Of course, the item's description is due for some updating/rewording, as
> mentioned by Svante earlier today, too.

Did that, too.


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