[fpc-devel] Problems with makefiles, fpcmake, Package.fpc and fppkg

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Tue Sep 14 18:53:43 CEST 2010

On Mon, 13 Sep 2010, Joost van der Sluis wrote:

> So as long as this problem isn't fixed in fpcmake, we can't use fpmake
> for packages which are installed using fpcmake. Iow: we can't make
> package which have dependencies on any package which comes with Free
> Pascal. (As long as we don't switch to fpmake entirely)
> So in principle your statement is right: fixing this will lead to a
> (long) period that both systems can be used at the same time. But I
> doubt that forcing a transition at once, will lead to a faster
> acceptance of fpmake.  ;)

If handled right, I don't see why not. 
I doubt many users are aware of the Package.fpc and fpcmake.

But since you'll be doing the work, who am I to complain ? :-)


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