[fpc-devel] 2.0.4-rc3 available

Dave Parsons dwparsons at t-online.de
Tue Aug 15 09:00:05 CEST 2006

On Tue, 15 Aug 2006 08:29:17 +0200 (CEST), Tomas Hajny wrote:

> Dave Parsons wrote:
> > 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).

That might be a possibility for OS/2 (where it isn't needed anyway)
and any other x86 OS but I doubt it would be practical for VMS,
but see my reply to Jonas.


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