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

Marcos Douglas md at delfire.net
Wed Aug 3 21:21:00 CEST 2011

On Wed, Aug 3, 2011 at 3:55 PM, Marco van de Voort <marcov at stack.nl> wrote:
> In our previous episode, Martin said:
>> data2inc seems to be part of fpc - I haven't seen any 3rd party package
>> of this name (at least my older fedora does not offer it on it's own).
>> So I wonder, if it is build from pascal source, then why can't that be
>> part of the build process. I fit comes from somewhere else, then where from?
> Because it is built relatively late, and couldn't be used in the
> buildprocess before. Moreover it is only occasionally needed (as Jonas said,
> in case of datestamp corruption, or when mistakes are made while committing)
> Note though that these problems are NOT even due to that. Both of you have
> explained that you have built snapshots (make all) successfully before.
> That means that this problem wouldn't be happening if those snapshots were
> properly installed.
> Every succesful "make all" generates a data2inc, and every "make install"
> installs it into the relevant "bin" directory.

So, I can put a old data2inc in /utils and to run 'make all'. It will
use data2inc and, after, create a new data2inc binary, right?

Marcos Douglas

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