[fpc-devel] On a port of Free Pascal to the IBM 370
DrDiettrich1 at aol.com
Wed Jan 18 12:51:36 CET 2012
Sven Barth schrieb:
> You wrote that you use the source code of FPC 2.6.0 and copied the
> "compiler" and "rtl" directories to some other "workplace". I suggest
> you to use a SVN checkout of the development version (you can find the
> links here: http://www.freepascal.org/develop.var (at "Connect to Source
> Repository with SVN")), because than you can more easily revert back
> something. Also there were quite a few changes from 2.6.0 to 2.7.1 and
> thus it's better to work with the most recent source.
I wouldn't suggest to use 2.7 (trunk) as the development base, with
Unicode and other features under development. Once a machine and RTL has
been implemented for 2.6, it should not be so hard to merge it into trunk.
I also would suggest git for all experiments, with better branch, merge
and revert capabilites than SVN offers.
> I suggest you to use the Lazarus IDE to do compiler development
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