[Dwarf-discuss] New DW_LANG value request for Ada2005

Todd Allen todd.allen
Thu Jun 22 16:59:26 GMT 2006

> Actually, we don't know of any construct that would need to be handled
> differently based on the language version. With this simple realization
> in mind, it's probably best to hold off on the addition of Ada2005 for
> now. No need to create everyone extra work when we can still use the
> LANG_Ada95.
> I am thinking that me might want at a later date ammend the standard
> to make it explicit that LANG_Ada95 covers both Ada 95 and Ada 2005.
> We about to start enhancing our compiler to generate pure dwarf, so
> when we're done, we'll have a better idea of how viable this is.
> We have a good idea now, but it's mostly based on studies, not actual
> implementation.

Doesn't Ada 2005 have support for an object.operation(...) syntax?  Perhaps a
consumer would use the Ada 95 / Ada 2005 distinction to determine whether or
not to allow that syntax.

Todd Allen
Concurrent Computer Corporation

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