AdaCore Labs

GNAT Pro 7.0 Upcoming Release

The next major release of the GNAT Pro Ada Development Environment will provide complete Ada 2012 support as well as new or improved features in several areas.

  • Compiler Enhancements include a new implementation of controlled types with better memory usage, improved diagnostic messages, optimizations for array processing (less intermediate copying, more parallelization opportunities) and composite return values, and more compact debugging information.
  • Tools Improvements have been made to GNATpp and GNATmetric, and the new GNATtest automatic test framework tool, described below, is being launched.

  • Run-Time Libraries A variety of new target configurations are supported, including Ravenscar bareboard on PowerPC, Multicore Ravenscar, Ravenscar Cert for VxWorks 6 Cert Real-Time Processes, and Zero-Cost Exceptions in the run- time library for VxWorks 6 kernel-smp.

Created on Jan 23rd, 2012.  Updated on Mar 14th, 2012.

Cyrille Comar

Cyrille Comar is co-founder and Managing Director of AdaCore Europe. He has been involved with Ada for well over a decade. Having received his PhD degree in Computer Sciences in 1986, Dr. Comar joined the GNAT project at New York University in 1993. One of the key architects of GNAT, Cyrille has notably led the implementation of the Ada 95 object-oriented features and the GNAT library model. He was also a key architect of the Ada 95 gcc frontend. Cyrille has published many papers on the Ada language and GNAT technology.

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