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Re: [cdt-dev] Ada in CDT

Oh, there's tons of C/C++ specific stuff in the UI (debug and core) that 
would need to pay close attention to the contentType that probably doesn't 
today. I think we're still in for a big effort but hopefully that will be 
amortized as people try to add more languages (hey, how about Verilog ;-)

Doug Schaefer
Ottawa Lab, IBM Rational Software Division

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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 

----- 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
> builds
> 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
> teach
> the CCodeScanner about Ada keywords. These last two items were done with
> a
> 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
> out
> of the box.
> Doug Schaefer
> Ottawa Lab, IBM Rational Software Division

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