[fpc-devel] property syntax extension

Tomas Hajny XHajT03 at mbox.vol.cz
Sat Oct 20 16:29:40 CEST 2007

On 19 Oct 07, at 13:14, Micha Nelissen wrote:
> 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.

Well, I'd certainly have one (more) reason not to 
put it into RTL - I don't think that support for 
.ppu file format is something so general and 
commonly used by (Free) Pascal programmers that 
it should become part of our RTL.


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