[fpc-devel] NoGlobals branch

Florian Klaempfl florian at freepascal.org
Thu Aug 12 08:54:45 CEST 2010

Am 12.08.2010 07:42, schrieb Hans-Peter Diettrich:
> Marco van de Voort schrieb:
>> In our previous episode, Hans-Peter Diettrich said:
>>> How would you count an level, when multiple concurrent parser threads
>>> create further threads concurrently?
>> Hmm, I think a producer/consumer system with a queue for modules that
>> can be
>> compiled and N worker threads (specifiable by user)
> Your suggestion doesn't solve the problem of level counting, where in
> fact only the first level (main module, started from the commandline) is
> of interest, the exact "depth" of other module processing is of no
> interest.
> The observed problem is not the counting itself, but the exact point in
> the workflow, when the compiler should go back into level one (or zero)
> state, indicating "generate final binary for the main module". This is
> not clear from the given code, and led to strange errors in my first test.

When it leaves the procedure compile?

> Furthermore we should consider to handle multiple main modules
> (projects), that can be built in one go - since they are all based on
> the same RTL and other standard units, that deserve loading/compiling
> only once.

That's why we've already build units on some OSes where make -j doesn't
work well.

BTW: Could you have a look at the clock/timezone of your PC? Since
yesterday your mails come with wrong times.

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