[fpc-devel] Revisiting MacOS for PPC (and possibly 68K)

Sven Barth pascaldragon at googlemail.com
Mon Dec 10 16:44:32 CET 2012

Am 10.12.2012 12:15, schrieb Mark Morgan Lloyd:
> I'm currently cross-compiling the MacOS RTL for PPC on a PC. I've 
> fixed some trivial issues that had crept in since this was last 
> maintained, some of which affect other targets, but am stuck at the 
> errors below.
> /usr/local/src/fpc/fpc-trunk/compiler/ppcXppc -Ur -Tmacos -Ppowerpc 
> -XPpowerpc-macos- -Xr -Ur -Xs -O2 -n -Fi../inc -Fi../powerpc -FE. 
> -FU/usr/local/src/fpc/fpc-trunk/rtl/units/powerpc-macos -dpowerpc 
> -dRELEASE  -Us -Sg system.pp
> text.inc(1789,14) Warning: Implicit string type conversion from 
> "AnsiString" to "UnicodeString"
> text.inc(2013,44) Warning: Implicit string type conversion with 
> potential data loss from "UnicodeString" to "AnsiString"
> system.pp(481,2) Warning: User defined: To be implemented - using 
> GetProcessInformation???
> system.pp(571) Fatal: Internal error 2003090901
> Fatal: Compilation aborted
> make[2]: *** [system.ppu] Error 1
> make[2]: Leaving directory `/usr/local/src/fpc/fpc-trunk/rtl/macos'
> Allowing that system.pp ends at line 570, I presume that something 
> after  line 481 is confusing the compiler. Any suggestions would be 
> appreciated.
On a second note: Is that assembler you are using a GNU assembler? If so 
then it might be better you use the "link on target" feature of FPC 
("-st") as the GNU assembler is not supported for Mac OS...


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