[fpc-devel] Free Pascal 2.6.0 released!

Sven Barth pascaldragon at googlemail.com
Wed Jan 4 09:24:17 CET 2012

Am 03.01.2012 11:43, schrieb Michalis Kamburelis:
> Felipe Monteiro de Carvalho wrote:
>> On Sun, Jan 1, 2012 at 2:12 PM, Jeff Duntemann<jeff at duntemann.com> wrote:
>>> Bravo! My only question is: Are there any particular issues with
>>> respect to
>>> using 2.6.0 with Lazarus?
>> For desktop platforms I don't know any issues. It works just as good
>> as 2.4
> I just found one small issue: if you use Lazarus to compile
> graphic applications, it will pass -WG option to FPC, on all platforms.
> However FPC 2.6.0 rejects this option ("Error: Illegal parameter: -WG")
> on platforms where it's not sensible (like Linux). Bottom line: you
> can't "graphic applications" from Lazarus (including lazbuild)
> using FPC 2.6.0 on Linux.
> This is of course fixed in Lazarus SVN by Mattias already :) See
> revisions 31125 and 31127
> (http://svn.freepascal.org/cgi-bin/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&root=lazarus&revision=31125
> and
> http://svn.freepascal.org/cgi-bin/viewvc.cgi?view=rev&root=lazarus&revision=31127
> ). To workaround, you may need to backport these changes for Lazarus
> (or just switch to Lazarus SVN, which was my solution :).

You should mention this on the Lazarus list if you haven't done so already.


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