[fpc-devel]ICS and FPC

Marco van de Voort marcov at stack.nl
Mon Feb 19 18:58:19 CET 2001

> > I have an Delphi - Application that uses ICS from Francois Piette (Internet
> > Component Suite). I want to port that App to Linux. I heard of tests running
> > TWSocket and it's other components with FPC. But I think all on Win32, am I
> > right?
> Till now, tests were done with the win32 code, yes. But since ICS was using some
> GUI code, it was not really feasible, as we have no GUI components yet.

There is a define "noform" or "noforms". Quite a lot can be compiled with
some effort, problem is that all demoes are GUI.

> > Are there plans to implement this for Linux, too? Or have we to wait for
> > Francois' Kylix-Code in order to compile with FPC to the linux platform?
> I suppose so, yes. I haven't seen his Kylix code yet.
> It isn't certain yet that we can compile it; if it uses threads or so, 
> it will not be easy, as the thread support of FPC isn't ready yet.

There are threads IIRC.

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