[fpc-devel] property syntax extension

Micha Nelissen micha at neli.hopto.org
Fri Oct 19 13:14:55 CEST 2007

Jonas Maebe wrote:
> This is not true. You can perfectly compile a compiler using the 
> previous' release rtl. 

Sure this is not the question.

> E.g. the people developing using the fp IDE often 
> do this (because they have a project for the compiler, but that one does 
> not automatically compile the rtl). 

Adapt the project to use the new RTL ? Anyway, seems "dangerous" to me, 
not testing possible RTL regressions then.

> A while ago, Peter removed several 
> dependencies of the compiler on the new rtl (related to endian swapping 
> routines) for this reason.

I see the reason is not really coming out, but I'll stop now.


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