[fpc-devel] Packaging

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Tue Mar 29 15:52:17 CEST 2005

On Tue, 29 Mar 2005, Daniel Herzog wrote:

> Hi all,
> In order to get fpc into portage, the gentoo packaging system
> it would be necessary to make available a bootstrap tar ball (640 KB)
> with the ppc386 binary and a default fpc.cfg file.

640 K ? Is that a joke ? The compiler sources alone are more than 2Mb ?

It makes no sense to do this for a distribution. 
You can simply use the .tar.gz file and extract that to the needed places.


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