[fpc-pascal] Issues with fpc-build-3.0.0

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Fri Jan 29 15:10:21 CET 2016



On Fri, 29 Jan 2016, Tony Whyman wrote:

> I am not convinced that it is a good idea for the default install to result 
> in a broken system.

It's not broken.

As jonas said, make install is used a lot to install a new version, 
but that doesn't mean you want to make it the default version.

Do not forget that using makefiles implies that you already 
have a working version.

But maybe we can add a

make distinstall

target (target name debatable) on the FPC root directory that calls

make -C compiler installsymlink

which would then proceed to do what you want on unix systems. 
If the make info or help mentions this, it should be OK.

Michael.


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