[fpc-devel] FPC on ARM, Debian "Lenny"

Marco van de Voort marcov at stack.nl
Sun Dec 14 00:58:03 CET 2008

In our previous episode, Mark Morgan Lloyd said:
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> Marco van de Voort wrote:
> > In our previous episode, Mark Morgan Lloyd said:
> >> I think this is a fairly succinct indication of why I wasn't able to get 
> >> FPC to compile itself prior to compiling Lazarus for Lenny.
> > 
> > Well, actually no, did you try to bootstrap FPC itself? Then the program
> > generated only contains files generated with the new binutils set.
> Sorry, I'm not with you. I installed the same 2.2.2 binary that I'd 
> previously used then tried to use that to compile the 2.2.2 sources. It 
> didn't work, at which point I went back and did some more basic tests.

It sounded like you try to compile (actually: link) a new program for a
armel 4 abi with a precompiled RTL for a armel 0 abi.

My suggestion would have been to try to recompile the RTL first with the
binutils that come with the armel 4 abi system.

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