[fpc-pascal] Including binary data making easy

Rainer Stratmann RainerStratmann at t-online.de
Wed Aug 29 12:51:27 CEST 2012

Am Wednesday 29 August 2012 12:36:08 schrieb Mark Morgan Lloyd:
> Rainer Stratmann wrote:
> > Am Wednesday 29 August 2012 11:59:01 schrieb Mark Morgan Lloyd:
> >>> You are trying to make a very simple thing complicated.
> >>> I know bytes with values from 0 to 255. I do not see an illegal
> >>> character/byte there. If you read exactly I did not type $i but $ir
> >>> which I think is not reserved for another thing.
> >>
> >> Yes, I saw what you wrote. /You're/ the one trying to make life
> >> difficult, since you seem to think that it's going to be easier for the
> >> core developers to change the compiler (i.e. extend $i or possibly $r)
> >> than it is for you to learn how to use a makefile (or to do something
> >> equivalent with Lazarus's "Execute before" facility).
> >
> > That's the point. For me I would accept some month working if it makes
> > life easier for the rest of my life.
> Excellent, we're in full agreement! You're going to learn how to use
> makefiles! :-)

You are funny.
Using {$ir file.dat mydata} would be easier, I guess.

Even the assembler supports this kind of making things easy.

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