[fpc-devel] 2.0.4-rc3 available

Tomas Hajny XHajT03 at mbox.vol.cz
Tue Aug 15 08:29:17 CEST 2006

Dave Parsons wrote:
> On Mon, 14 Aug 2006 18:01:10 +0200, Jonas Maebe wrote:
>> On 14 aug 2006, at 17:44, Peter Vreman wrote:
>> > And you need GNU (cross)binutils for the
>> > target platform
>> Or you can compile to assembler code, copy all assembler files and
>> the linker script to the target machine and assemble/link there
>> (which is what I always do).
> Well, it should be possible then but are you really saying that the
> original FPC was all written in assembler?

No, but FPC can generate assembler code from Pascal sources, and
assembling and linking to final executable may be performed with
standalone external tools (e.g. GNU) on a different machine/under
different OS (using native assembler and linker for that platform).


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