[fpc-devel] FPC for Linux-ARM

Mark Morgan Lloyd markMLl.fpc-devel at telemetry.co.uk
Sun Dec 5 12:20:15 CET 2010

Felipe Monteiro de Carvalho wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 1, 2010 at 3:00 PM, Mark Morgan Lloyd
> <markMLl.fpc-devel at telemetry.co.uk> wrote:
>> But if you're considering making it public wouldn't it be better to use the
>> "official" 2.4.2 release, at least until somebody really had to have a
>> recent fix or extension?
> I think too that it should be made official. It will also be better
> when people can use 2.4.2 + this particular patch then if people need
> to test snapshots which change all the time.
>> I had to go briefly onto 2.5.1 for ARM and found
>> that it refused to compile Lazarus- if I recall correctly there was a
>> conditional in the source where anything that wasn't 2.4 was assumed to be
>> 2.2 or older.
> You should try again, the latest Lazarus source code should compile
> with fpc 2.5.1

I will, but since I'm running natively on a system with very limited 
memory running a complete build takes a week.

Lazbuild using 2.4.2 on armel generates working programs.

Mark Morgan Lloyd
markMLl .AT. telemetry.co .DOT. uk

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