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

Tomas Hajny XHajT03 at hajny.biz
Fri Dec 2 16:12:11 CET 2011

On Fri, December 2, 2011 11:27, Michael Van Canneyt wrote:
> 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:
>>>> 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.

I understand this now, but before Marco's post I thought that the reason
for the current situation was simply the fact that you always built under
Linux rather than that it would never work otherwise.


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