[fpc-devel] The status of fpmake ?

Peter Vreman peter at freepascal.org
Wed May 21 16:27:54 CEST 2008

> Hi,
> What's the status of 'fpmake'. Can it already be used for our custom
> written software? As a command line build system, instead of Makefile's?
>   I'm using FPC 2.2.1 at the moment.
> I'm trying to use fpmake with a simple single unit command line
> application. The applications in Linux only, but will later be for
> Windows as well. I would also like the Linux compiled executable to have
> a '.elf' extension. And when compiled under Windows, the default '.exe'
> extension.
> Below is what I make so far.  I can't even manage to compile the
> fpmake.pas unit. :-(
> fpmake.pas(12,12) Error: Identifier not found "Targets"
> fpmake.pas(13,17) Error: Identifier not found "Targets"

Basic functionality works. Look at the fpmake.pp files in the fpc source tree under packages/ how
to use it.

> Errors when compiled using: fppkg build
> ---------------------------
> graemeg at graemeg:dialer$ fppkg build
> The FPC Package tool encountered the following error:
> Could not find package "rtl"

run 'fppkg build --debug' to get more information where it is looking for files.


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