[fpc-devel] 2.0.4-rc3 available

Dave Parsons dwparsons at t-online.de
Tue Aug 15 11:45:14 CEST 2006

On Tue, 15 Aug 2006 09:55:42 +0200 (CEST), Marco van de Voort wrote:

> > I don't know yet whether it will be worth the effort, but it
> > looks as though it could be done if necessary.
> It isn't. I never saw the TP compilability of later 1.0.x versions
> confirmed, and even before 1.0 times, special care need to be taken (due to
> TP's memory restraints).
> But more importantly, also for a bootstrapping process you need the
> binutils. And if you have that, crosscompiling is way, way easier.

The part you quoted was talking about OpenVMS, so TP is not
relevant since if I chose that method I would be starting with
the VMS Pascal compiler which has dialect problems it's true,
but certainly not memory constraints.


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