[fpc-devel] FPC 2.0.4 is out!

Peter Vreman peter at freepascal.org
Wed Aug 30 07:22:36 CEST 2006

>> I would love to be a maintainer and build .deb files, however I do not
>> own a 64 bit CPU and can't afford one at the moment because it would
>> also mean a new motherboard and RAM too, so that crosses me out pretty
>> much. In fact, I really would love to see Free Pascal packages in the
>> Ubuntu universe repositories in the future.
> the source package is already there. The problem is that the autobuilders
> can't build it (because of the recursive build dep issue) and there seem
> to be very few people who have permission to upload manually built
> packages in ubuntu.
> IMO it would be a good idea to restructure the debian packaging of fpc to
> include starting compilers as part of the source. What do others think?

Only for new cpu targets a manual upload is needed. The debian buildd's
work fine with current .deb. They install the latest available fp-compiler
and can then build the new .deb.

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