[fpc-devel] Proposal to make the compiler message "PPU Invalid Version" a fatal error.

Daniël Mantione daniel.mantione at freepascal.org
Wed Aug 13 23:12:25 CEST 2008

Op Wed, 13 Aug 2008, schreef Mattias Gaertner:

> On Wed, 13 Aug 2008 21:29:59 +0200 (CEST)
> Daniël Mantione <daniel.mantione at freepascal.org> wrote:
>> Op Wed, 13 Aug 2008, schreef Vincent Snijders:
>>> Daniël Mantione schreef:
>>>> Op Wed, 13 Aug 2008, schreef Vincent Snijders:
>>>>> It easier to change the message parser if you change it, than to
>>>>> design a protocol for more computer friendly messages.
>>>> It's not about what is less work. It's about what has the best
>>>> compatibility, the best maintainability, the best reliability and
>>>> most features.
>>> The not yet designed protocol has a bad score on the feature list,
>>> because it is not available.
>> The text mode IDE can display statisics while compiling. Why can't
>> Lazarus?
>> There is the compiler unit, which *is* available, and this is the
>> only officially supported compiler interface. We are not against
>> other officially supported interfaces, but parsing messages is
>> definately not an offical interface and recommended against. It is
>> not the first time we have this discussion, we discussed possible
>> protocols before.
> Can you give a link?



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