Ada: yes or no?

Nicholas Dille darkyeti at
Fri May 17 12:57:09 PDT 2002

On Fri, May 17, 2002 at 08:51:06PM +0100, Ian Molton wrote:
> On Fri, 17 May 2002 21:18:01 +0200
> Nicholas Dille <darkyeti at> wrote:
> > well gcc (i.e. the gnu compiler collection) is part of the book. so it
> > is a standard lfs package. 
> Well, we could just install gcc-core and gcc-c++ - then ada is out of
> the picture... AND the download would be smaller...
> > i don't really understand the fuss about a note of, say, 4-6 lines
> > explaining what is going on with ada. 
> Because if there is a note at all, it shouldnt be specific to ada - just
> a GENERAL note saying that self-bootstrapping packages should be
> installed <chapter 6.

this isn't getting us anywhere. we have both stated our opinion and
obviously won't be able to convice the other.
we should let other have a word too.


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