[fpc-devel] resource compilation fails, if cpp is not on the path

Vincent Snijders vsnijders at quicknet.nl
Fri Sep 28 17:25:44 CEST 2007

Yury Sidorov schreef:
> From: "Vincent Snijders" <vsnijders at quicknet.nl>
>> Yury Sidorov schreef:
>>> Yes. It is known issue. Compiler can search for "cpp" tool the same way
>>> as other tools like "as", "ld" and then pass --preprocessor switch to
>>> windres if "cpp" was found.
>> I created the attached patch. What do you think?
> Use FindFile and FindExe functions to search for "cpp". The same way as 
> windres binary is searched above:
>  resfound:=false;
>  if utilsdirectory<>'' then
> resfound:=FindFile(utilsprefix+bin+source_info.exeext,utilsdirectory,false,resbin); 
>  if not resfound then
>    resfound:=FindExe(utilsprefix+bin,false,resbin);

utilsprefix is not necessary, don't you think? Or do you have 
i386-win32-cpp on linux for cross compilation?


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