Ada Language Support in sparc-rtems-gdb

Joel Sherrill <> joel.sherrill at
Wed Sep 22 13:13:52 UTC 2004

Gert Caspersen wrote:
> I am using the GNAT Ada compiler distributed as part of RTEMS 4.6.1.
> However, I have discovered that the enclosed GNU debugger does not support
> the Ada language (i.e. using the 'set language' command).
> Is this to be expected, or have I made a blunder somewhere?

It was built with the gdb source as distributed by the FSF.
If it does not include gnat support, then there must be a
3rd party (ACT?) patch missing.   You will likely need to
rebuild locally with that patch.


>     Thanks in advance,
>         Gert Caspersen
>         Terma Space

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