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Date:      Wed, 4 Oct 2006 19:53:27 -0800
From:      Beech Rintoul <beech@alaskaparadise.com>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org, backyard1454-bsd@yahoo.com
Subject:   Re: Good References and or Books for learning ADA
Message-ID:  <200610041954.04889.beech@alaskaparadise.com>
In-Reply-To: <20061005025706.95706.qmail@web83108.mail.mud.yahoo.com>
References:  <20061005025706.95706.qmail@web83108.mail.mud.yahoo.com>

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On Wednesday 04 October 2006 18:57, backyard wrote:
> --- Beech Rintoul <beech@alaskaparadise.com> wrote:
> > On Wednesday 04 October 2006 17:39, backyard wrote:
> > > Hello All,
> > >
> > > I'm looking to teach myself ADA using the Gnu
> >
> > Compiler
> >
> > > Collection and GNATS as my compiler under an i386
> > > FreeBSD 6.X system. I'm just curious if any ADA
> > > programmers out there can point me to some decent
> > > books/online resources for learning the basics and
> > > more advanced aspects of ADA. They would be most
> > > useful if they referenced ADA95 as that appears to
> >
> > be
> >
> > > the standard gnats supports.
> > >
> > >  I would also be interested in resources that
> >
> > describe
> >
> > > integrating (I guess linking is more appropriate
> >
> > of a
> >
> > > term) C/C++ libraries with ADA. This would mostly
> >
> > be
> >
> > > for basic use with X Windows and Motif, GTK, or
> > > whatever makes the windows looks nice when I get
> >
> > that
> >
> > > far, and OpenGL rendering, and likely ATLAS for
> > > crunching numbers. Unless there exists some ADA
> > > libraries for any of the above.
> > >
> > > I went to Borders today and couldn't find anything
> >
> > and
> >
> > > a search online would comes up with millions of
> >
> > books
> >
> > > that may or may not be useful.
> > >
> > > I guess I shouldn't be too supprised I couldn't
> >
> > even
> >
> > > seem to find a book on Bind at Borders...
> >
> > I can't help you with ADA, but the O'Reilly book on
> > bind is the best one.
> > Borders can order it and get it to you in a couple
> > of days. They even get
> > them that fast up here in Alaska.
> >
> > Beech
>
> thanks, thats the one I was looking for and certain
> I'd scene before but no luck tonight. ofcourse I had
> no trouble finding the complete freebsd tonight which
> is what took me hours to find last time amungst the
> books on bind...
>
> the luck of the irish is a lie...
>
> does that book cover running bind within a jail? or
> just the general configuration of the service?

I'm pretty sure it does, but my copy is at the office so I can't say for su=
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However, the book  is VERY detailed about all aspects of bind. It really is=
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must read for anyone serious about running nameservers. For example, it sho=
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you how to split the nameserver so you can resolve your entire inside lan,=
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but outside it will only resolve the servers you choose. It's also is very=
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detailed about how to set up dynamic hosts.

Beech
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