[fpc-devel]Building 1.9.4 on a Windows box

Michael Van Canneyt michael.vancanneyt at wisa.be
Fri Jul 16 14:21:14 CEST 2004

On Thu, 15 Jul 2004, Ken Linder wrote:

> Hi All,
> Maybe its my lack of sleep or too much coffee but I just cant seem to get
> 1.9.4 to build.  I have the 1.9.2 binary installed and it is working fine.
> I keep getting the error:
> system.pp(32,2) Fatal: Can't open include file "systemh.inc"
> make[2]: *** [msg2inc.exe] Error 1
> make[2]: Leaving directory `C:/pp/fpc/compiler'
> make[1]: *** [msgtxt.inc] Error 2
> make[1]: Leaving directory `C:/pp/fpc/compiler'
> ..\bin\win32\make: *** [compiler] Error 2
> Did I miss a doc somewhere?  Do I need more or less coffee?  I think I need
> to specify an include path somewhere, right?

It means the RTL was not compiled. Try first compiling the RTL and
then only the compiler. Normally, the command
'make cycle'
does this.

> Also, a question on the TStream class.  I am working on a little project
> that will use streams a lot.  I would like to know whom I should send
> possible changes to.  I am especially interested in optimizing their
> performance and enhancing the TStringStream class.

You can send them to me.


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