[fpc-devel] Patches

Florian Klämpfl florian at freepascal.org
Thu Sep 30 20:27:36 CEST 2010

Am 30.09.2010 21:06, schrieb Hans-Peter Diettrich:
> Jonas Maebe schrieb:
>> 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.
> Then *ppudump* must be hacked further, since the currently present
> workarounds (not using symconst, globtype, systems and other compiler
> units) turned out to be insufficient.
> Perhaps e.g. the Globals unit has to be split into one general part,
> with no possible code generator dependencies, and one part with
> variables that may introduce such dependencies. But this IMO is
> fruitless work, when ppudump can be incorporated with almost no negative
> impact into the compiler itself.

Don't forget that part of the purpose of ppudump is also to get a second
"opinion" on a PPU file.

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