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

Marco van de Voort marcov at stack.nl
Thu Aug 4 12:39:56 CEST 2011

In our previous episode, Michael Schnell said:
> Wonderful !
> This worked:
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> mschnell at mschnell-Linux:~/Downloads/svn/fpc/trunk/compiler> ./ppc386
> Free Pascal Compiler version 2.7.1 [2011/08/04] for i386
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> Unfortunately the make install does not seem to updated the version.

> I keep trying....

Make install does NOT create the symlink, you need to do that manually.

So erase the old symlink in ~/bin/  to ~/lib/fpc/2.5.1/ppc386 and replace it
with one to ~/lib/fpc/2.7.1/ppc386

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