[fpc-devel] Win64 FPC is in wrong download location

Jonas Maebe jonas.maebe at elis.ugent.be
Tue May 4 11:31:28 CEST 2010

On 04 May 2010, at 10:16, Graeme Geldenhuys wrote:

> Jonas Maebe het geskryf:
>>> Cross-compiling is OK for small mobile devices, but not for mature platforms and
>>> daily development.
>> Why not?
> Because it doesn't always work.
> I run 64-bit FPC under Linux. I have cross-compiled 32-bit Linux and 32-bit
> Windows executables. The compilation went fine (no errors), but the
> executables were not runnable on the 32-bit platforms. In the end I had to
> setup 32-bit VirtualBox sessions with 32-bit FPC compilers to get actual
> working executables.
> No idea why the cross-compiling created corrupted executables.

The above simply does not make any sense. I'm not saying that the above was not your experience, but other than a very strange bug which I have never seen mentioned by anyone before, I have no idea what could cause those problems. It's definitely not some kind of inherent problem of cross-compiling (with FPC or otherwise).


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