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

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Tue Sep 14 23:50:23 CEST 2010

On Tue, 14 Sep 2010, Joost van der Sluis wrote:

> 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.

I'll be glad to test things for you with fpmake/fppkg, just give me
specific things you want tested.


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