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

Mark Morgan Lloyd markMLl.fpc-devel at telemetry.co.uk
Sun Aug 14 09:05:37 CEST 2011

Jonas Maebe wrote:
> On 07 Aug 2011, at 20:53, Jonas Maebe wrote:
>> They only have to share them with their customers who get the binary (and even then only for nominal shipping and handling fees). Of course, those customers are then free to pass them along further, if they want to. And in practice, I can't imagine what advantage Embarcadero would have by not immediately publicly sharing any such changes rather than by going through such hoops.
> From the horse's mouth: https://forums.embarcadero.com/message.jspa?messageID=379331#379331
> "If there are any changes or fixes we would contribute them, happily. I don't believe that we made any but it's our policy to contribute back fixes/changes to any opensource project that we leverage."

Which presumably means they're using the standard command-line 
parameters, so potentially a different PPC could be used to generate 
code for some other target.

Mark Morgan Lloyd
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