[fpc-devel] fpmake listsources

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Thu Aug 16 22:01:14 CEST 2007

On Thu, 16 Aug 2007, Darius Blaszijk wrote:

> While looking at the listsources command I found something peculiar (i think).
> The method TPackage.GetSourceFiles lists all sources stored in TSources. This
> seems to be strange for two reasons
> 1) all sources are stored in TTarget
> 2) the sources variable in TPackage is never filled automatically when you add
> units or programs from fpmake.pp, which would indicate the user has to fill
> the variable himself, but this defies the listsources command.
> This leads me to believe TSources is an artifact from the past. Is that
> correct?

I rather assume the opposite.

> I would propose to change the implementation in TPackage.GetSourceFiles so it
> retrieves sources from TTarget instead and then remove TSources altogether.


> Oh yes, what is the actual planned purpose of listsources ;) ? Is it something
> similar to maven verify? In that case I would like to propose to additionally
> list the results of all commands plus some checks. I will give a more detailed
> example if needed.

The purpose is to create a source zipfile. 


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