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

Joost van der Sluis joost at cnoc.nl
Tue Sep 14 20:42:50 CEST 2010

On Tue, 2010-09-14 at 18:53 +0200, Michael Van Canneyt wrote:
> 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.

Yeah, well, on second thought. Maybe you're right. See what happens if I
change the makefile from one package...

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

Well, in this case you would have to help me fixing fpcmake. But I'll
try to go for the big bang.


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