[fpc-devel] Damaged .ppu problem

Florian Klaempfl florian at freepascal.org
Thu Jan 14 22:01:00 CET 2010

Nikolai Zhubr schrieb:
> Hello people,
> I've discovered that (at least on win32) the compiler (2.2.2 and 2.4.0)
> refuse to overwrite an invalid PPU file. It just stops.
> One typical case is when PPU creation had previously failed due to disk
> problems (e.g. out of room) or compilation abort, whatever, resulting in
> 0-size ppu file(s). In such case I have to find and manually delete the
> damaged ppu files, or otherwise compilation fails. This is somewhat
> inconvenient. I don't have a patch, sorry. Should I fill some bugreport?

I don't think that people will be happy if the compiler just deletes
their ppus if it can't read it for any reason. The compiler cannot know
if it can recreate the ppu when it deletes it.

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