[fpc-devel] FPC 2.7.1 r22088 fails with compiler error in fpdoc.

Sven Barth pascaldragon at googlemail.com
Thu Aug 16 10:26:59 CEST 2012

Am 16.08.2012 09:56, schrieb Graeme Geldenhuys:
> On 16 August 2012 08:37, Michael Van Canneyt <michael at freepascal.org> wrote:
>>   make cycle PP=ppcx64-2.6.0
> I always do...
>     make clean
>     <svn update>
>     make all FPC=<last stable FPC release>
> This always seems to work. I assume 'make all' gets translated to a
> 'make cycle' somehow? Or have I just been lucky for the last 5 years
> doing it my way?
> What's the difference between 'all' and 'cycle' options?

"make cycle" only works in the compiler directory and is used internally 
by a "make all" to compile a new compiler in the correct way and to 
ensure that it can compile itself again.

Normal users don't need "make cycle".


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