[fpc-devel] FPC related fairy tale

Mark Morgan Lloyd markMLl.fpc-devel at telemetry.co.uk
Sat Dec 8 19:12:04 CET 2012

Sven Barth wrote:
> On 08.12.2012 17:47, Mark Morgan Lloyd wrote:
>> Sven Barth wrote:
>>> On 08.12.2012 11:42, Mark Morgan Lloyd wrote:
>>>> Sven Barth wrote:
>>>>> Am 19.10.2012 15:53, schrieb Marco van de Voort:
>>>>>> In our previous episode, Mark Morgan Lloyd said:
>>>>>>> 68K is alive thanks to Coldfire etc.
>>>>>> Well. I would like to run it on the real thing. 68040/40 the same
>>>>>> one as
>>>>>> 1.0.x did :-)
>>>>> Do you have a system with such a CPU? If so it would be nice - if time
>>>>> permits - if you could test a bit. Of course you can wait until I
>>>>> fixed the heap manager and stdio issues :)
>>>> I wonder whether a PPC Mac- which I believe has good 68K emulation-
>>>> would be a comfortable testbed?
>>> I don't know... I never had a Mac and thus can not tell. Also this
>>> might need a working Mac OS Classic support for m68k first...
>> I've got one. I'll look. I'll be back.
> Didn't you wrote on the Lazarus list that you don't want to get 
> sidetracked? :P

Yes, but the boss is less likely to read this one :-)

Besides which, finding that dirt-cheap hardware was actually a useful 
substitute for stuff which wasn't easy to source might actually be useful.

Digging around earlier in the day suggested that Apple is doing 
everything possible to bury the Programmer's Workbench download, but 
once the name of the file is known it turns out to be cached in various 

Mark Morgan Lloyd
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