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

Florian Klaempfl florian at freepascal.org
Tue May 4 17:22:11 CEST 2010

Graeme Geldenhuys schrieb:
> On 4 May 2010 16:04, Michael Van Canneyt <michael at freepascal.org> wrote:
>> We offer a .tar.gz for download, so what is the problem ?
>> No-one is forced to use rpm or .deb files ?
> I don't have a problem, but it sounded like Florian has (or I
> misunderstood him). From what I understood, he stated that deployment
> is easier under Windows 

It is *part* of the problem yes. Just look at the lib64/lib mess or
finding the right gcc on linux.

> and able to run on older Windows without
> problems. I simply stated that Linux deployment is easy too, if you
> use .tar.gz with pre-build binaries inside 

See below.

> (including running newer
> binaries on older systems - non-gui or fpGUI based of course).

fpGUI probably depends as well as the fp text mode ide on glibc etc. so
running on older systems is pure luck.

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