[fpc-devel] FPC 2.6.x branched, trunk becomes 2.7.1

Marcos Douglas md at delfire.net
Wed Aug 3 20:35:06 CEST 2011

On Wed, Aug 3, 2011 at 3:27 PM, Marco van de Voort <marcov at stack.nl> wrote:
> In our previous episode, Marcos Douglas said:
>> Sorry Jonas, but I always compile two versions (fixes_2_4 and trunk)
>> using this script:
>> http://wiki.freepascal.org/Installing_Lazarus#Compiling.2Finstalling_FPC_and_Lazarus_from_Sources_of_SVN_.28Win32.29
>> Always worked and some people used this script with success too.
> These kinds of issues are like the stockmarket: success in the past is no
> guarantee for the future.


>> How I compiled before without having to compile the file data2inc?
> You simply didn't have encountered the situation that requires that file.
> But that situation is a definite possibility, which why it is packaged with
> every release for the past 10 years and longer.

Sorry my question, but why data2inc can't that be part of the build process?
If not possible, why don't put it in, eg, /install/binw32?

Marcos Douglas

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