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GNAT Pro 6.0.1 for OpenVMS on HP Integrity servers

Besides full support for Ada 2005, this GNAT Pro release includes many new features and enhancements.

GNAT Pro 6.0.1 product description

Object Oriented Programming

  • Better interfacing with C++ classes
  • Faster compilation of units using OOP
  • Improved code generation

Better warnings for likely program errors

  • Alignment conflicts
  • Infinite loops
  • Suspicious array indexing
  • Unused or unassigned variables
  • Useless assignments

Supports Ada 2005 in companion tools such as gnatpp and gnatmetrics.


  • Friendlier elaboration order
  • Warning on variables potentially used before their initialization in elaboration blocks

Other improvements and new features are described in the release note section in GNAT Tracker and in the files features-Ada2005 and features-60 distributed with the release.

GNAT Pro 6.0.1 for OpenVMS on HP Integrity servers uses 64-bit addresses, consistent with the Itanium architecture. The GNAT Pro User's Guide contains a section on porting guidance for code that assumes 32-bit addresses.

GNAT Pro 6.0.1 for OpenVMS on HP Integrity servers is supported on OpenVMS Integrity v8.2-1 and v8.3.