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

Marco van de Voort marcov at stack.nl
Thu Aug 16 12:15:40 CEST 2012

In our previous episode, Sven Barth said:
> >> to install the just compiled version to make it usable with Lazarus
> >>
> >> This does work, but i understand that this does not do any compiling.
> >
> > AFAIK it does do some compiling... e.g. the fpc utility is compiled in
> > that case.
> Just checked... no it doesn't. Maybe I was fooled by the UPXing that was 
> taking place in earlier versions when doing "install" ;)

The compiler is needed for target and version info, see earlier msg. In the
past it occasionally did recompile parts, but I haven't seen it in a while.

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