[fpc-devel] Missing command line parameters in Linux FPC

Jonas Maebe jonas.maebe at elis.ugent.be
Wed Mar 17 15:50:19 CET 2010

On 17 Mar 2010, at 15:39, Mark Morgan Lloyd wrote:

> Jonas Maebe wrote:
>> Only options that are valid for the target architecture of the fpc  
>> binary should be shown, because showing options that are known not  
>> to work or that don't do anything mainly causes confusion.
> What about -an which needs extdebug defined before it works? I'd  
> suggest that possibly 'fpc' or 'fpc -?' should display the currently- 
> usable set, but -h which is more likely to be used by people who  
> aren't utter beginners should display everything with [disabled]  
> annotation where necessary.

That's not possible currently. The command line options are stored in  
a text file and cannot be modified based on conditional defines.


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