[fpc-devel] a make cycle order of fpc

Jonas Maebe jonas.maebe at elis.ugent.be
Sat Feb 21 00:49:13 CET 2009

On 20 Feb 2009, at 23:50, SErgey Ya. KOrshunoff wrote:

> 2009/2/20 Florian Klaempfl <florian at freepascal.org>
>> The current runtime might be buggy and might not work for a new  
>> compiler.
> A  wanted target:  posibblity to compile an old compiler with a new  
> one. If
> to start  doing so from making a runtime then we can get a messages  
> about
> problems with compiler functions. If to start from making a compiler  
> then
> there can be all OK.

No, because the compiler itself also uses the run time library. So if  
it is compiled against an old run time library which contains certain  
bugs that are fixed in the current version, the resulting compiler may  
not work.


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