[fpc-devel] Purpose of "uses ... in"?

Stefan Kisdaroczi kisda at hispeed.ch
Wed Jul 14 23:35:27 CEST 2010

Marcos Douglas schrieb:
> On Wed, Jul 14, 2010 at 2:55 PM, Stefan Kisdaroczi <kisda at hispeed.ch> wrote:
>> create a rar.pas containing only the line:
>>  {$include rar/zip.pas}
>> compile with:
>>  fpc -Un rar.pas
>> -Un        Do not check where the unit name matches the file name
> Interesting...
> Anyone ever used this?

I'm still using it. Or make a symlink:
ln -s rar/zip.pas rar.pas

In combination with {$L xzy.o} and 'external name ...' you can do
wonderful things. Don't do this at home! (maybe at work :-)


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