Bug#4426: gcc bug #2
Mark Eichin writes:
> If you've upgraded the gcc package to 188.8.131.52, then yes, gnat won't
> work. I suppose the next gnat package I release should have some sort
> of exact-match dependency to avoid this problem, or it should drop the
> override altogether
Please don't override the gcc from the gcc package in any case.
Instead, please send me the appropriate files to make the normal gcc
Ada-aware. Look at how fortran is handled in the current gcc package.
> (perhaps supplying an ada-gcc executable, which
> would fail to compile C code if the gcc installation didn't
> match... making it *much* clearer where the blame belongs.)
This is probably a good idea. Gcc's handling of compiler versions is
nice for C, C++ and ObjC, since they are fully integrated, but it
breaks down horribly for other languages because of different release
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