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

Sven Barth pascaldragon at googlemail.com
Mon Aug 8 22:31:29 CEST 2011

On 08.08.2011 23:15, Hans-Peter Diettrich wrote:
> Sven Barth schrieb:
>> On 08.08.2011 12:48, Michael Schnell wrote:
>>> On 08/06/2011 12:16 PM, Jonas Maebe wrote:
>>>> So it's just a stopgap solution for them until they have time to build
>>>> their own ARM compiler,
>>> They continue to use the product from RemObject as their .Net compiler
>>> :). So I suppose they are not in a hurry (in case that FPC works as
>>> expected, which nobody doubts.)
>> I better hope they continue to use RemObject's .NET compiler...
>> Delphi.NET was a death-birth and that should not be repeated.
> How can you be sure that it was the compiler? A compiler for .NET is not
> a big deal, adding an parser for the language is almost enough.
> IMO CodeGear stumbled with Delphi.NET over the same stone as with Kylix:
> the Win32 centric VCL :-(

It was not only the VCL. They included stuff in the assemblies that made 
them basically hard to use from other languages. Things like 
initialization and finalization sections just don't work that well in 
the CLR.


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