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

Florian Klaempfl florian at freepascal.org
Thu Aug 14 19:04:27 CEST 2008

Martin Schreiber schrieb:
> On Thursday 14 August 2008 11.29:40 Florian Klaempfl wrote:
>> Martin Schreiber schrieb:
>>> There are no pseudo terminals on win32, I must use pipes. The current
>>> 2.0.3 RTL does not flush output on writeln if the filehandle is a pipe
>>> (2.0.2 does!). So the IDE target console window is unusable on win32 with
>>> FPC 2.0.3 RTL and works OK with FPC 2.0.2 RTL.
>>> "
>>> ;-)
>> Indeed, people complained about the speed when redirecting output to a
>> file.
> So the answer is: 
> "It is not possible to get flushed writeln and compiler messages on win32 
> pipes with FPC"?

So far nobody needed this, e.g. I use an IDE with an integrated compiler 
;) However, I guess we can add a switch which tells the compiler to 
flush when writing to a file/pipe.

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