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Re: [cdt-dev] Ada in CDT

Did you try to check the "Show Type Names" option of the Variables view? This is probbaly one of the C/C++ specifics we should move to a separate plugin.

----- Original Message ----- From: "Douglas Schaefer" <dschaefe@xxxxxxxxxx>
To: <cdt-dev@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Thursday, April 21, 2005 2:53 PM
Subject: [cdt-dev] Ada in CDT

Hey gang,

Here's something to put in the "Hey, that's cool" pile. I did an
experiment with a quick Ada hello world example that called into a C
function. I built using standard make with a simple make file that
the C file (well C++ actually) and calls gnatmake. I then stuck a
breakpoint on the C function and brought the whole works up in the
debugger. You really see the power of gdb and the flexibility of CDT's
integration with it here.

The main work item I did was to hook up the CEditor to ada files. I then

had to convince it not to run the CModelBuilder on it. I also had to
the CCodeScanner about Ada keywords. These last two items were done with
language descriptor object that is currently based on ICFileType but can

move to IContentType when that gets more stable.

If there is interest on this, I'll have to see if I can contribute it,
probably into the CDT Contrib area. At any rate, it does show that we're

not that far off away from being able to support additional languages
of the box.

Doug Schaefer
Ottawa Lab, IBM Rational Software Division

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