[fpc-devel] FPC related fairy tale

Sven Barth pascaldragon at googlemail.com
Sat Dec 8 19:50:34 CET 2012

On 08.12.2012 19:12, Mark Morgan Lloyd wrote:
> 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
> places.

What's the Programmer's Workbench?


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