[fpc-devel] Compiler 240 (and MySql)

Jonas Maebe jonas.maebe at elis.ugent.be
Tue Feb 23 11:35:40 CET 2010

On 23 Feb 2010, at 11:31, Bernd Mueller wrote:

> Jonas Maebe wrote:
>> On 22 Feb 2010, at 18:02, Bernd Mueller wrote:
>>> The program runs fine, if the optimization is disabled.
>> The problem is that none of the compiler developers has a system to  
>> practically test FPA support, so it does not get tested at all...
> Would armel/EABI be the better route, concerning fpc 2.4?

Yes. Although it's not actively tested either, it's fairly similar to  
ARM/iPhone and GBA/NDS and those platforms are tested.

> I have an embedded system running OABI/FPA, with FPA emulated by the  
> Linux Kernel. I tried to upgrade fpc from 2.x to 2.4 and wondered  
> about the compiler problems.
> I could provide my system, but I think, it does not fit well for fpc  
> development (200 MHz/ARMv4T/64 MB RAM).
> Would it help, to upload the fpc test suite results?

Definitely! Especially if you could do that daily, so that it is clear  
when things get broken.


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