[fpc-devel] Comparison FPC 2.2 - Delphi 7

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Thu Jul 5 10:02:06 CEST 2007

On Thu, 5 Jul 2007, Martin Schreiber wrote:

> On Thursday 05 July 2007 09.02, Michael Van Canneyt wrote:
> >
> > And as for Delphi being fast - well, my daytime job projects require
> > several minutes for Delphi to crunch through them. I've had Delphi hang up
> > on me more than once for 15 minutes on simple projects with complex
> > dependencies... All depends on what you throw at it. I haven't seen that
> > happening with FPC yet. It's slower, yes, but it's more consistent in it's
> > slowness.
> >
> My experience is that FPC often crashes if not called with -B. And that is the 
> reason why compile speed of FPC is important now. If I change one line in a 
> unit I often have to compile the whole MSEgui to run the program again.

In that case the crash should be fixed. Speed will not be fixed...
See the mail of Florian.


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