[fpc-devel] Patches

Jonas Maebe jonas.maebe at elis.ugent.be
Thu Sep 30 15:07:32 CEST 2010

On 30 Sep 2010, at 14:43, Adem wrote:

> On 2010-09-30 15:03, Jonas Maebe wrote:
>> And the reason I said that is because Hans-Peter's wants to move it  
>> inside the compiler so that making ppudump depend on the code  
>> generator would no longer break the build.
>> The basic problem is that his rewrite made ppudump dependent on the  
>> code generator, not that ppudump's independence of the code  
>> generator is enforced by the build system.
> Could it not be the other way around?
> That, it turned out that ppudump wasn't as independent as had been  
> thought?

The compiler doesn't think, it just gives an error when a unit is not  

Hans-Peter tried putting global variables from all over the compiler  
into a single unit, so it's logical that this makes everything  
dependent on everything (because that single globals unit has to  
import type definitions from all over the compiler).


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