[fpc-devel] FP 2.4 questions

Florian Klaempfl florian at freepascal.org
Wed Dec 26 21:40:38 CET 2007

Luiz Americo Pereira Camara schrieb:
> Daniƫl Mantione wrote:
>> Op Wed, 26 Dec 2007, schreef Fabio Dell'Aria:
>>> Why is so hard deide to add package support?
>>> Iss only a new  feature, if one do not need it can simply do not use it!
>> It would require to ship the rtl as dynamic library, which is unstable
>> in its interface, causing "DLL hell".
> It would not be possible to ship the compiler and rtl as is today  and
> let the user/programmer decide if his project will use packages?
> Or necessarily, if the change is done, the only option will be use
> packages instead of unit files in all projects,  including fpc?
> If there will be a option i'm in favor of shipping fpc as is today and
> let the programmer decide if will use or not.

This is possible, but it simply doubles the size of the installer.

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