[fpc-devel] GPM vs Debian warning messages

Jonas Maebe jonas.maebe at elis.ugent.be
Fri Aug 20 13:04:57 CEST 2010

On 20 Aug 2010, at 11:34, Mark Morgan Lloyd wrote:

> Looking at http://www.freepascal.org/probs.var I see that FPC still  
> has bug 0008416 open and marked "not fixable", but that it was fixed  
> from the Debian side in February '08 (their http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=412927) 
> .
> Would it be appropriate for somebody to remove the startup warning  
> when FP finds itself running on Debian? From the description the  
> problem will only affect Debian "Sarge" or older, and when I tried a  
> year or so ago it appeared that a current FP will not build for a  
> distro of that age due to other library incompatibilities.

I've removed the check from the source and the report from the website  
(will be visible tomorrow).


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