[fpc-devel] Delphi XE2 uses FPC for iOS target

Marco van de Voort marcov at stack.nl
Sun Aug 7 22:29:09 CEST 2011

In our previous episode, Jonas Maebe said:
> > Anyway, there are more gotchas. They could e.g. have stuff like
> > linkerscripts in a external files, and since they are not GPLed, not deliver
> > them.
> a) again, I have a really hard time imagining that the people at
> Embarcadero would go out of their way to share as little as possible as
> far as the compiler is concerned (which is what everyone here is
> theorizing about)

Honestly, I don't know. For good or worse. I haven't seen much open source
spirit from them yet.

> b) at least the linker script example cannot happen, because Apple's
> linker simply does not support linker scripts

I named that example because it is a GPL cirumvention case that actually
happened .  Not because I expect it to happen in this case.

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