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ADA ADAAE04035 Ada V3.5A for OpenVMS Alpha ECO Summary
TITLE: ADA ADAAE04035 Ada V3.5A for OpenVMS Alpha ECO Summary

New Kit Date:       27-FEB-2002
Modification Date:  Not Applicable
Modification Type:  Updated Kit  Supersedes ADAAE03035
 
NOTE:  An OpenVMS saveset or PCSI installation file is stored
       on the Internet in a self-expanding compressed file.
 
       For OpenVMS savesets, the name of the compressed saveset
       file will be kit_name.a-dcx_vaxexe for OpenVMS VAX or
       kit_name.a-dcx_axpexe for OpenVMS Alpha. Once the OpenVMS
       saveset is copied to your system, expand the compressed
       saveset by typing RUN kitname.dcx_vaxexe or kitname.dcx_alpexe.
 
       For PCSI files, once the PCSI file is copied to your system,
       rename the PCSI file to kitname.pcsi-dcx_axpexe, then it can
       be expanded by typing RUN kitname.pcsi-dcx_axpexe.  The resultant
       file will be the PCSI installation file which can be used to install
       the ECO.
 

 

Copyright (c) Compaq Computer Corporation 2000, 2002.  All rights reserved.

PRODUCT:     Compaq Ada V3.5A for OpenVMS Alpha

OP/SYS:      OpenVMS Alpha

SOURCE:      Compaq Computer Corporation

ECO INFORMATION:

     ECO Kit Name:  ADAAE04035
     ECO Kits Superseded by This ECO Kit:  ADAAE03035                                           
     ECO Kit Approximate Size:  22,572 Blocks
                    Saveset A -    306 Blocks
                    Saveset B - 22,266 Blocks
                  
     Kit Applies To:  Ada V3.5A on
                      OpenVMS Alpha V6.2, V6.2-1H1, V6.2-1H2,
                                    V6.2-1H3, V7.0, V7.1,
                                    V7.1-1H1, V7.1-1H2, V7.2
                                    V7.2-1, V7.2-2, V7.2-1H1, V7.3

     System/Cluster Reboot Necessary:  No
     Rolling Re-boot Supported:  Information Not Available
     Installation Rating:  INSTALL_UNKNOWN

     Kit Dependencies:

       The following remedial kit(s) must be installed BEFORE
       installation of this kit:

         None

       In order to receive all the corrections listed in this
       kit, the following remedial kits should also be installed:

         None


ECO KIT SUMMARY:

An ECO kit exists for Ada V3.5A on OpenVMS Alpha V6.2 through V7.3.  This
kit addresses the following problems:

PROBLEMS ADDRESSED IN ADAAE04035:

  o	Compiler/ACS hang on Alpha EV6 systems.

  o	Corrected title page for "DEC Ada Technical Overview and Comparison
	on DIGITAL Platforms" manual.  Shipped online, in kit only.


  o	Threads created by a non-Ada subprogram could hang, due to unexpected
	scheduling policies after Ada runtime initialization.  Runtime edit
	important to replace Ada runtime shipped by Compaq Ada V3.5 on
	OpenVMS V7.2 systems.

  o	Ada runtime fatal internal error, or "bad block address" error on
	OpenVMS V7.2 systems.

  o	Runtime error causing TEXT_IO usage to hang.

  o	DEC Ada to GNAT Report Mapper V1.1 (improved messages).


  o	Compiler accvio in GEM_DB/GEM_DB_ABORT.

  o	Compiler accvio in DFLO\FACT_IS_KNOWN_LEQ for generic parameter with
	default initializer. 

  o	Predefined Ada Library package STARLET binding CHECK_PRIVILEGE has 
	incorrect FIRST_OPTIONAL_PARAMETER. 

  o	Missing LIB$ bindings from Predefined Ada Library package LIB.

  o	Compiler debugging information problem when using fixed point as
	record component, whose size is specified in representation clause.

  o	Change listings and version idents to "Compaq Ada" (from "DEC Ada").

  o	Access violation at runtime using Predefined Ada Library binding
	X_LIB.LOOKUP_KEYSYM.

  o	Predefined Ada Library's extended motif bindings don't compile
	with /ANALYSIS compiler qualifier; gets compiler accvio.

  o	Issues with mixing Ada supplied CLD command file with previous 
	versions of Ada compiler.  /ARCHITECTURE and /TUNE qualifiers don't
	work correctly.

  o	Improvements and fixes to Compaq Ada to GNAT Report Mapper utility.

The above are in Ada V3.5A.

The below are in this ECO kit:

  o	Fix compiler access violation: OTS$DIV \OTS$REM_UL.

  o	Fix hang for programs calling Ada program via LIB$FIND_IMAGE_SYMBOL
	with Ada Runtime V7.2-15.  DECset component LSE can also hang with
	this runtime.

              

INSTALLATION NOTES:

This kit is a full Compaq Ada installation, no previous version of
Compaq Ada is required.

To install:

$ @SYS$UPDATE:VMSINSTAL ADAAE04035 

(OPTIONS N will give release notes before installation, as in regular
Compaq Ada installations.)



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