[fpc-devel] (Re)compiling FPC or is there something like fpc.bpg?
kisda at hispeed.ch
Fri Jul 23 16:34:16 CEST 2010
On 23.07.2010 15:31, Joost van der Sluis wrote:
> 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.
I'm using fpcmake and make for my project and it works fine since years.
So whatever you use to build the compiler, please dont drop fpcmake :-)
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