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From: Simon Wright <>
Subject: Re: Question about alire
Date: Sat, 10 Sep 2022 09:07:17 +0100	[thread overview]
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reinert <> writes:

> I am newbe on using alire. I installed "alr" and it functions as hoped
> for.


> Q1: 
> where is the the compiler? As part of "alr"?

You can find it (on a Unix machine, not sure about Windows) by

  alr exec -- which gcc
If (again) you're on a Unix machine, it'll be under

> Q2: 
> "alr toolchain" gives:
>  CRATE       VERSION       STATUS    NOTES                               
>  gprbuild    22.0.1        Default                                           
>  gprbuild    2021.0.0+0778 Available Provided by system package: gprbuild
>  gnat_native 12.1.2        Default     
> Where do I find overview on what is in "gnat_native 12.1.2" (I assume
> it is the latest compiler version). Many Ada 2022 features there?

See (scroll down to the Ada section).

> Q3:
> How do I keep updated with the latest version (of the compiler)?

I _think_

  alr index --update-all
  alr toolchain --select

should do it

  reply	other threads:[~2022-09-10  8:07 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 3+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2022-09-10  6:11 Question about alire reinert
2022-09-10  8:07 ` Simon Wright [this message]
2022-09-11  6:58   ` reinert
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