[fpc-devel] Is it possible to remove dependency on cygwin from freepascal ?

Florian Klaempfl florian at freepascal.org
Wed Apr 29 10:15:30 CEST 2009

Marco van de Voort schrieb:
> In our previous episode, Florian Klaempfl said:
>>>> The IDE can be compiled with and without gdb. Releases typically have
>>>> GDB,
>>>> snapshots not. 
>>> oops,sorry. That was my mistake. I always make new snapshot from SVN and
>>> copy missing files from last release (which is used to compile SVN trunk
>>> version). So I guess there is no dependency on cygwin in SVN version !
>>> Great ! The listed gdb.exe is really mingw32 based, I don't know why
>>> cygwin is an dependency here, but I moved cygwn libs to other diectory
>>> and gdb still works.
>> ... but not the debugger integrated into the text mode IDE ;)
> Btw, Florian, do you remember the reasons why we still ship 6.2.1 ? What
> exactly doesn't work with newer ones?

Debugging ;)? Nobody tested and provided newer versions yet.

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