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Sender: "Team Ada: Ada Advocacy Issues (83 & 95)" <[log in to unmask]>
Subject: Re: c2ada
From: Geoff Bull <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Fri, 10 Sep 1999 11:54:04 +1000
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"W. Wesley Groleau x4923" wrote:

> > I have not been able to get the tool to work.  I could understand the lack
> > of need for support if the tool was trivial to use and had no bugs.  But
> > unless I am making some really simple mistake (always possible), it is not
> > trivial to use correctly.
> The c2ada Web page at Intermetrics listed Python and some other things as
> prerequisites.  Python downloaded and built as per instructions, and
> seemed to work.  But all the other prerequisites failed to even build when
> I followed their instructions.  Had to find one of them by Web search
> because the hyperlink was stale.
> But, you get what you pay for.  :-)

Years ago I spent a long time trying to get c2ada even to build.
It seemed to me it was badly broken, the C code even had syntax errors.
I gave up and did what I needed to do by hand.

To this day, I am mystified as to how some people apparently manage
to use c2ada.