[fpc-devel] INCLUDESTRINGFILE patch.

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Mon Dec 24 11:45:28 CET 2012

On Sun, 23 Dec 2012, Den wrote:

> Hi all,
>     I must say, it is actually quite fun to be a part of the FPC Developers mailing list, I don't know why I didn't join sooner.  Quite interesting
> conversations and ideas, a little bit of bickering but very understanding people in general, I like it.  I want to add my two cents before continuing to the
> point of this email:
>   - I do like the FPC Community development style.  This means that if I want a feature I can add it myself, which I've done.  All it takes is a proposal,
> some others come in with similar experience with Pascal and recommend a few fair changes which all makes sense.
>   - Florian is correct.  It's quite easy to make a compiler.  If you need it, just build it.  I've made a Virtual Compiler of a programming language I
> invented in the past, which had it's own Virtual Runtime (executed with Assembly of course) for FUN.  It really isn't that hard.  The one difference is, with
> Free Pascal, you get to be a part of a group which is fun.
> Now down to the actual point of the email:
>   -- May I get my patch here ( http://bugs.freepascal.org/view.php?id=21848) approved and in trunk? I've been using it in 2.6.x and 2.7.x for awhile now and
> it works quite nicely.  I did the INCLUDESTRINGFILE as requested. ^_^

It was on my todo list for the X-mas holidays. It has been in Mantis far too long,
so expect to see it applied soon :-)


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