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

Thomas Schatzl tom_at_work at gmx.at
Thu Aug 16 11:55:02 CEST 2012


On Thu, 2012-08-16 at 10:23 +0100, Graeme Geldenhuys wrote:
> On 16 August 2012 09:34, Sven Barth <pascaldragon at googlemail.com> wrote:
> >> make FPC=`pwd`/compiler/ppc386 install INSTALL_PREFIX=/usr
> >>
> >
> > You don't need to specify the compiler here as "install" uses the compiled
> > compiler (AFAIK).

No, if no FPC or PP option is set, the makefiles always use a compiler
executable in the path. This is typically the installed compiler.

> I have had problems before which forced me to start specifying the
> compiler....admittedly, that was many years back. So since then I have
> always specified the compiler and never had problems since then.

That's why.


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