For anyone interested in programming in Ada on long-term stable
I have bootstrapped GPRbuild for EPEL 9. It's now available in the
epel-testing repository, along with a few libraries:
It seemed like there would be no more Ada in RHEL or its derivatives
when Red Hat removed Ada support from GCC in RHEL 8 – but a heroic
volunteer has made the gcc-epel package that adds back Ada, D, Go,
Objective C and Objective C++, and has so far been building updates now
and then. Building on that, I'm now working to add GPRbuild and some
For EPEL 9 I built GPRbuild 23. I don't think there will be regular
version upgrades in EPEL, but there was no reason to choose an older
version when adding a new package.
The version of Libgnat in EPEL 8 is too old for GPRbuild 23. I hope to
be able to build an older version of GPRbuild for EPEL 8.
More libraries will follow if and when I get to them, if I can solve
the problems that crop up.