[fpc-devel]Recompile the RTL to trace bugs

Peter Vreman peter at freepascal.org
Tue May 4 07:24:52 CEST 2004

>> It is also not possible to use new features in the compiler. The
>> compiler needs to be able to be compiled with 1.0.x for bootstrapping.
> This may be a dumb question but, can you explain what you mean by this,
> and why this is not possible?

When building a new compiler you always start with the latest released
compiler (1.0.10). This is required to have a stable and reproducable
build environment.

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