Package Details: gnat-gps 2018-2

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Package Base: gnat-gps
Description: GNAT Programming Studio for Ada
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Licenses: GPL
Submitter: None
Maintainer: charlie5
Last Packager: charlie5
Votes: 15
Popularity: 0.002905
First Submitted: 2009-07-17 04:43
Last Updated: 2018-09-30 09:01

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gbabin commented on 2018-09-14 17:25

The package pep8 has been renamed pycodestyle in 2016. A pull-request is already awaiting review upstream: The package python2-pycodestyle already exists in the communityrepository.

You could use a patch while waiting for the change upstream.

charlie5 commented on 2018-09-13 08:34

Hi gbabin,

You are right. I've been unable to locate a pep8 package for python2, however :(.

gbabin commented on 2018-09-12 18:25

The build succeeds for me, thank you for making GPS available !

However, when it stars, there is the following error:

Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "<string>", line 1, in <module>
  File "/usr/share/gps/plug-ins/", line 9, in <module>
    import pep8
ImportError: No module named pep8

I think that it comes from the fact that python2 is looking for pep8 whereas the package depends on python-pep8, which is a Python 3 package.

GaryScottMartin commented on 2018-08-09 13:31

The build fails for me:

configure: ------------- Summary for GPS -------------------- configure: GNATcoll: configure: Xml/Ada: with_xmlada configure: use ADA_PROJECT_PATH to find xmlada.gpr configure: -------------------------------------------------- configure: creating ./config.status config.status: creating shared.gpr config.status: creating Makefile config.status: creating docs/Makefile config.status: creating common/core/src/ config.status: creating common/expect/Makefile config.status: creating common/common.gpr config.status: creating share/support/core/ config.status: creating osx_bundle/Makefile config.status: creating osx_bundle/scripts/ config.status: creating docs/gps-welcome.html config.status: creating docs/gps-welcome-public.html make -C gps default make[1]: Entering directory '/tmp/yaourt-tmp-gary/aur-gnat-gps/src/gps-gpl-2017-src/gps' cd ../kernel/src; python cd ../kernel/generated; gnatcoll_db2ada -api=GPS.Kernel.Properties.Database -adacreate -dbmodel=../src/properties_schema.txt /bin/sh: gnatcoll_db2ada: command not found make[1]: *** [Makefile:43: all] Error 127 make[1]: Leaving directory '/tmp/yaourt-tmp-gary/aur-gnat-gps/src/gps-gpl-2017-src/gps' make: *** [Makefile:21: all] Error 2 ==> ERROR: A failure occurred in build(). Aborting... ==> ERROR: Makepkg was unable to build gnat-gps. ==> Restart building gnat-gps ? [y/N] ==> --------------------------------- ==>

Palladinium commented on 2017-07-26 03:16

When running gps, I get the following error, as well as many more python import errors in the messages window:

Traceback (most recent call last):
File "<string>", line 1, in <module>
ImportError: No module named gi

Installing python2-gobject changes the error to the following instead:

ImportError: could not import gobject (could not find _PyGObject_API object)

GPS is mostly unusable and many actions fail, sometimes crashing the whole program. For instance, on every startup I get the following error:

Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/usr/share/gps/support/core/", line 616, in on_gps_started
messages = GPS.MDI.get("Messages").pywidget()
GPS.Unexpected_Exception: unexpected internal exception raised STORAGE_ERROR : s-intman.adb:136 explicit raise
Call stack traceback locations:
0x7fec219e0467 0x7fec22a3b7de 0x7fec2ab0d538 0x7fec2ab0d8c1 0x7fec2a8ec434 0x7fec2a8ed903 0x7fec22d34c09 0x7fec22d8f4c3 0x7fec22cfc69c 0x7fec22d5a0e1 0x7fec2a8f8d4e 0x7fec2a8f9ef8 0x7fec29be73c1 0x56508287bc3e 0x5650815a521b 0x7fec277134d7 0x7fec230da8c3 0x7fec230dac86 0x7fec230dad1a 0x7fec2369672b 0x56508157c863 0x5650815ca500 0x7fec20e864c8 0x565081574e78 0xfffffffffffffffe

Sithspawn commented on 2017-06-05 12:08

Getting a build error (Manjaro):

====== Building relocatable libraries ======
gprbuild -R -p -m -j2 -XLIBRARY_TYPE=relocatable -XGnatcoll_Build=Production -XXMLADA_BUILD=relocatable -Pgnatcoll_full -cargs -march=x86-64 -mtune=generic -O2 -pipe -fstack-protector-strong -largs -Wl,-O1,--sort-common,--as-needed,-z,relro
[mkdir] object directory for project GnatColl
[mkdir] library directory for project GnatColl
[mkdir] object directory for project GnatColl_Python
[mkdir] library directory for project GnatColl_Python
[mkdir] object directory for project GnatColl_Postgres
[mkdir] library directory for project GnatColl_Postgres
[mkdir] object directory for project GnatColl_Sqlite
[mkdir] library directory for project GnatColl_Sqlite
[mkdir] object directory for project GnatColl_Gmp
[mkdir] library directory for project GnatColl_Gmp
[mkdir] object directory for project GnatColl_Readline
[mkdir] library directory for project GnatColl_Readline
[mkdir] object directory for project GnatColl_Iconv
[mkdir] library directory for project GnatColl_Iconv
[mkdir] object directory for project GnatColl_Xref
[mkdir] library directory for project GnatColl_Xref
[Ada] gnatcoll-xref-database.adb
gnatcoll-storage_pools-headers.adb:117:49: unrecognized attribute "Finalization_Size"
gnatcoll-storage_pools-headers.adb:117:49: unrecognized attribute "Finalization_Size"

compilation of failed
compilation of gnatcoll-xref-database.adb failed

gprbuild: *** compilation phase failed
make: *** [Makefile:51: build_library_type/relocatable] Error 4

Would this be due to underlying compiler version in Manjaro since it is a quite new Ada feature? (6.3.1)

charlie5 commented on 2016-10-03 17:06

Should/when anyone have problems setting breakpoints on ada runtime exceptions (constraint_error/etc) in GPS (or GDB, in general), then please see this ...

Fix, in nutshell, is ...

# abs

$ mkdir ~/gcc-build
$ cp /var/abs/core/gcc/PKGBUILD ~/gcc-build
$ cd ~/gcc-build
$ <edit PKGBUILD> ...

options=('staticlibs' '!emptydirs')

options=('staticlibs' '!emptydirs' '!strip')

... in package_gcc-ada()

$ makepkg
$ sudo pacman -U *.xz

aphirst commented on 2016-06-09 17:37

library directory "/tmp/yaourt-tmp-adam/aur-gnat-gps/src/gps-gpl-2016-src/templates_parser/lib" created for project templates_parser
widgets.gpr:14:55: unknown variable "Gtk_Include"
gprbuild: "gps" processing failed
Makefile:42: recipe for target 'all' failed
make[1]: *** [all] Error 4
make[1]: Leaving directory '/tmp/yaourt-tmp-adam/aur-gnat-gps/src/gps-gpl-2016-src/gps'
Makefile:21: recipe for target 'all' failed
make: *** [all] Error 2

charlie5 commented on 2015-10-04 07:24

Hi ovidiu,

I think the problem is a missing dependency.

I will test properly soon, but in the meantime if you add "gnat_util" to the 'depends' line, as in ...

depends=("gcc-ada" "xmlada" "gtkada" "gprbuild" "gnat_util" "python2" "python2-pep8" "python2-jedi" "python2-gobject")

... I suspect it may help.

If it does fix the problem, could you please let me know ?


ferion commented on 2015-10-04 00:49

for some reason it fails to compile at the building static libraries stage

library directory "/date/AUR/tmp/gnat-gps/src/gnatcoll-gpl-2015-src/src/lib/readline/static" created for project gnatcoll_readline
object directory "/date/AUR/tmp/gnat-gps/src/gnatcoll-gpl-2015-src/src/obj/gmp/static" created for project gnatcoll_gmp
library directory "/date/AUR/tmp/gnat-gps/src/gnatcoll-gpl-2015-src/src/lib/gmp/static" created for project gnatcoll_gmp
gnatcoll.gpr:35:10: unknown file ""
gnatcoll.gpr:35:23: unknown file "xutil.adb"
gnatcoll.gpr:35:36: unknown file "xsnamest.adb"
gprbuild: "gnatcoll_build" processing failed
Makefile:26: recipe for target 'build_library_type/static' failed
make[2]: *** [build_library_type/static] Error 4
make[2]: Leaving directory '/date/AUR/tmp/gnat-gps/src/gnatcoll-gpl-2015-src'
Makefile:30: recipe for target 'all' failed
make[1]: *** [all] Error 2
make[1]: Leaving directory '/date/AUR/tmp/gnat-gps/src/gps-6.1.1-src/gps'
Makefile:18: recipe for target 'all' failed
make: *** [all] Error 2
==> ERROR: A failure occurred in build().