Sunday, 24 July 2011

When you need gprbuild

Most of the time, if your code is entirely in Ada, it'll build just fine with gnatmake. You only need gprbuild for mixed-language programming.

However, there's one case in which you need gprbuild, even for Ada-only code; it's when you're building a shared library on Mac OS X (Darwin).

Saturday, 9 July 2011

Building gprbuild-gpl-2011

The way to build Ada code with GNAT used to be to use gnatmake. This still works, but there's a new kid on the block: gprbuild.

Starting (for 10)

Until now I've relied on posting to comp.lang.ada, with the occasional foray onto the Ada group at, and a notebook on TiddlyWiki.

I think now's the time to look into this newfangled blogging thing.