[fpc-devel] Where to add mksymbian

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Wed Jul 4 00:47:03 CEST 2007

On Tue, 3 Jul 2007, Felipe Monteiro de Carvalho wrote:

> On 7/3/07, Michael Van Canneyt <michael at freepascal.org> wrote:
> > I thought it was only needed to build FPC ?
> No, it's necessary to build software for symbian os.
> The way I designed it you can't simply type: fpc -Tsymbian mysoftware.pas
> And expect to have a symbian executable.
> This command fails to give enougth information for a real build, which
> includes the UIDs, if you want to build for the emulator or the real
> devide, which sdk you are using, where the sdk is located, etc, etc.
> Because symbian has many unique things I decided to create a external
> build tool, which just uses fpc to generate assembler. The other
> option would be adding lot's of symbian specific options on fpc, but I
> didn't like this idea.

I think you made a right choice :-)


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