[fpc-devel] Forwarded message about FPC status

Hans-Peter Diettrich DrDiettrich1 at aol.com
Mon Dec 17 16:20:39 CET 2012

Sven Barth schrieb:
> Am 17.12.2012 14:06, schrieb Hans-Peter Diettrich:
>> Sven Barth schrieb:
>>>> still no Delphi-like packages...
>>> They are planned long term, but they are no cheesecake feature. We 
>>> need to implement them in a way so that at least the major platforms 
>>> (Windows, Linux, Mac OS X) can make use of it and already the 
>>> difference regarding procedure name resolution between Windows and 
>>> Unix can cause headaches...
>> We should wait for and explore how the multi-target Delphi handles that.
> No. We need to think about this ourselves as we support more targets 
> than Delphi ever will support.

Nonetheless it would be wise to wait for an Embarcadero solution. They 
might invent a new cross-platform model for their packages, in which 
case we ended up in yet another package model.


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