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has caused the Debian Bug report #833677,
regarding gnat-4.9: last call to the put procedure incorrectly appends a 
newline character to the string
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Package: gnat-4.9
Version: 4.9.2-1
Severity: normal

Dear Maintainer,

I have a use case where I need an Ada program to emit a single string
to stdout _without_ a trailing newline character.  According to Ada
documentation I have read, the put procedure (as opposed to put_line) is the 
one to use for
this case.  Nevertheless, the trailing newline character is still emitted.

Here is example code to demonstrate this issue

irwin@raven> cat test_ada_eol.adb
with Ada.Text_IO; use Ada.Text_IO;

procedure test_ada_eol is
end test_ada_eol;
After compiling test_ada_eol.adb with gnatmake, execution of the result yields
the following (unexpected) result

irwin@raven> ./test_ada_eol |od -a
0000000   H   e   l   l   o  nl

where the trailing nl is unexpected.  If I duplicate that put call
in test_ada_eol.adb, the result is

irwin@raven> ./test_ada_eol |od -a
0000000   H   e   l   l   o   H   e   l   l   o  nl

i.e., the first put does not emit a trailing nl to stdout as expected
from the documentation of the put procedure, but the last call to put
(incorrectly) appends nl.

-- System Information:
Debian Release: 8.5
  APT prefers stable
  APT policy: (500, 'stable')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)

Kernel: Linux 3.16.0-4-amd64 (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_CA.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_CA.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash
Init: systemd (via /run/systemd/system)

Versions of packages gnat-4.9 depends on:
ii  gcc-4.9            4.9.2-10
ii  gnat-4.9-base      4.9.2-1
ii  libc6              2.19-18+deb8u4
ii  libc6-dev          2.19-18+deb8u4
ii  libcloog-isl4      0.18.2-1+b2
ii  libgcc1            1:4.9.2-10
ii  libgmp10           2:6.0.0+dfsg-6
ii  libgnat-4.9        4.9.2-1
ii  libgnatprj4.9      4.9.2-1
ii  libgnatvsn4.9      4.9.2-1
ii  libisl10           0.12.2-2
ii  libmpc3            1.0.2-1
ii  libmpfr4           3.1.2-2
ii  multiarch-support  2.19-18+deb8u4
ii  zlib1g             1:1.2.8.dfsg-2+b1

gnat-4.9 recommends no packages.

Versions of packages gnat-4.9 suggests:
ii  ada-reference-manual-2012  1:2012.2-3
ii  gnat-4.9-doc               4.9.1-3
pn  gnat-4.9-sjlj              <none>

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Version: 4.9.4-3+rm

Dear submitter,

as the package gnat-4.9 has just been removed from the Debian archive
unstable we hereby close the associated bug reports.  We are sorry
that we couldn't deal with your issue properly.

For details on the removal, please see

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can still be found using

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