[fpc-pascal] variant.inc(82, 10) Error: Illegal type conversion: "Text" to "TextRec"

Jonas Maebe jonas.maebe at elis.ugent.be
Sat Aug 25 00:48:14 CEST 2012

On 25 Aug 2012, at 00:37, ik wrote:

> On Sat, Aug 25, 2012 at 1:07 AM, Sven Barth <pascaldragon at googlemail.com>wrote:
>> Am 24.08.2012 21:21 schrieb "Jonas Maebe" <jonas.maebe at elis.ugent.be>:
>>> It is something with your old build, namely the fact that it is not the
>>> latest release (2.6.0 at this time). Building svn versions is only
>>> supported if your starting compiler is the latest release.
>> Sometimes I wonder if we should put this on some prominent place on the
>> website...
> Amm, it's a big problem.

What would be a big problem, would be having to support compilation of the current svn reversion with every possible earlier svn reversion.

> You are saying that the development version can not compile itself.

It can, but only the same svn revision. To compile a new revision, you always have to start from the latest release.

> And I can never test it myself, or use tools such as development version of
> Lazarus for example, that should use it.

I don't understand what you mean with this.


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