[fpc-devel] Errors with make rtl.chk on Windows

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Fri Dec 2 11:27:39 CET 2011

On Fri, 2 Dec 2011, Tomas Hajny wrote:

> On Thu, December 1, 2011 13:27, michael.vancanneyt at wisa.be wrote:
>> On Thu, 1 Dec 2011, Marco van de Voort wrote:
>>> In our previous episode, Hans-Peter Diettrich said:
>>>> commandline, which are not handled properly by the Windows shell. I
>>>> fixed this manually, by editing the Makefile.
>>>> Next I get the following error messages:
>>> Afaik the docs are hardwired for Linux. Even if you are on host windows,
>>> you
>>> should enter paths and defines like it was Linux.
>> I already committed a fix so that the linux paths are appended in windows.
> Is this the right fix? Shouldn't it be possible to generate docs based on
> other targets as an option? Or possibly something like a superset for all
> targets (showing the differences)? The current situation is that
> Linux-specific extensions to common units (e.g. variables, functions,
> etc.) are always included in the docs, while extensions/additions existing
> on other targets are not documented at all (and just adding their
> description to the respective .xml files wouldn't make any difference to
> that if I understand it correctly)...

The patch changes nothing to the content of the docs, it just makes sure that the parser finds all files on Windows.

If there are any platform-specific identifiers, the docs have always contained the linux-specific ones.
The patch changes nothing about this.


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