[fpc-devel] Adding compiler directives?
DrDiettrich1 at aol.com
Wed Jan 18 03:59:28 CET 2012
Paul Robinson schrieb:
> The new directives are first, for printing capability:
> $LIST $LISTING $PRINT
> These are all the same (all three would be equivalent), and control
> the generation of listings of source code. Currently the compiler
> does not do listings, and I think it's an important feature (Pascal
> Compilers from mainframe and minicomputer systems did do this, and I
> miss the functionality.)
Nowadays the user has full control over his printer, its capabilities,
and a bunch of tools to provide listings in various formats, fonts etc.
No need for adding all that to an compiler, as opposed to batch
processing on old mainframes.
> A most desperately missing feature - Cross Reference generation.
Have a look at Lazarus, where you'll find tools that can do much more
than the old mainframe utilities.
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