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

Marcos Douglas md at delfire.net
Wed Aug 3 22:05:47 CEST 2011

On Wed, Aug 3, 2011 at 4:56 PM, Marco van de Voort <marcov at stack.nl> wrote:
> In our previous episode, Marcos Douglas said:
>> This problem occurs just on Windows, ie, only Windows must have the
>> data2inc.exe before run 'make all'?
>> Sorry... but I never do this... I know, I know... 'stockmarket' right?
> No, it is universal. Some platforms (or better, filesystems) have a bigger
> chance of mutilating file dates though.
>> > I always "make install" snapshots to a prefix, e.g. ~/builded and then
>> > symlink relevant binaries into my path (e.g. from ~/bin to ~/builded/bin/
>> > and ~/builded/lib/fpc/x.y.z/ppc386)
>> My 'prefix' is the same directory, see the script:
>> --------------------------------------------------------------------
>> set myversion=%1
>> set myroot=%cd%
>> set myFPC=%myroot%\compiler\%myversion%
>> set mybinutils=%myroot%\binutils
>> set PATH=%mybinutils%\i386-win32;%mybinutils%\x86_64-win64;%mybinutils%\arm-wince;%myFPC%\bin\i386-win32;%PATH%
>> cd %myFPC%
>> make clean all INSTALL_PREFIX=%myFPC% PP=%mybinutils%\ppc386.exe
> I have INSTALL_PREFIX=c:\pp<version> and then have
> c:\pp<version>\bin\i386-win32 in my path.

The same for me:
make clean all INSTALL_PREFIX=%myFPC% PP=%mybinutils%\ppc386.exe
set PATH=%mybinutils%\i386-win32;%myFPC%\bin\i386-win32;%PATH%

> I do this by having batchfiles like:
> @echo off
> if "%OLDPATH%" neq "" goto :nosave
> :nosave
> PATH c:\pp251\bin\i386-win32;%PATH%
> for different versions and one separately for cygwin.
> This allows me to quickly change toolchains.

The same... but now only between /fixes_2_4 and /trunk
I would like to override /fixes_2_4 to /fixes_2_6... just it!

Marcos Douglas

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