[fpc-devel] Proposal to make the compiler message "PPU Invalid Version" a fatal error.
vsnijders at quicknet.nl
Wed Aug 13 20:43:29 CEST 2008
Daniël Mantione schreef:
> Op Wed, 13 Aug 2008, schreef Mattias Gärtner:
>> FYI: Because there are several tools to parse FPC/Make/whatever output
>> it is planned to tell fpc to always give english output and show the
>> translated text in the messages window.
> Ok, for once and for all, and please read up the following words loudly
> while reading them:
> It has always been communicated that the parsing of FPC output is a bad
> idea. The output is designed to be readbable for humans, not for
> computers. We want, and feel free to, have the options to change the
> text output of FPC completely.
> If you don't want to use the compiler unit, feel free to design a
> protocol for more computer friendly messages.
It easier to change the message parser if you change it, than to design
a protocol for more computer friendly messages.
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