[fpc-devel] (Re)compiling FPC or is there something like fpc.bpg?

Joost van der Sluis joost at cnoc.nl
Fri Jul 23 15:31:59 CEST 2010

On Mon, 2010-07-19 at 06:20 +0300, Adem wrote:
> [Please bear with me while I am trying to formulate this question; it 
> is a tough one to do succinctly]
> If I am not mistaken, a version X of FPC is guaranteed to be compilable 
> with version (X - 1).
> If that is so, I am assuming, one would not have to 'make' version X; 
> meaning you could compile version X with the binaries form (X -1) if you 
> had something like fpc.bpg (i.e. project group).
> The reason I am aiming for fpc.bpg is to avoid the problem of 'no spaces 
> in file paths' problem.
> Even though 'fpc.bpg' does not exist, it seems all the information 
> necessary to genereate one is there in the numerous 'fpmake.pp' units in 
> the 'source' directory.

I think that fpmake.pp is exactly what you want. Only it doesn't work
fully yet.

If fpmake works, we don't need make anymore.


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