>i have come to the conclusion the
>only way to do this is to run a pretty printer first on both versions
>that compresses all ada statements into single line statements, then
>run the script.  kind of painful since i have to write the code to
>compress the source code ;-)  oh well it was a nice idea for a while.
>if anyone knows of a pretty printer that will do this correctly for
>all ada constructs, please let me know.
I don't know if that's what you are looking for, but you can find a
utility called "normalize" on Adalog's web site
(http://pro.wanadoo.fr/adalog). It takes an Ada source code and puts
everything in uppercase, eliminates extra spaces and comments, etc.
The idea is to allow comparisons of the "meaningful" changes between
Hope this helps.
           J-P. Rosen ([log in to unmask])
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