[fpc-devel] FPC 2.7.1 - variant.inc(82, 10) Error: Illegal type conversion: "Text" to "TextRec"

Nico Erfurth fpc at erfurth.eu
Wed Jul 25 15:42:34 CEST 2012

On 25.07.12 15:35, Marcos Douglas wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 25, 2012 at 10:25 AM, Marco van de Voort <marcov at stack.nl> wrote:
>> In our previous episode, Marcos Douglas said:
>>> I would like to report some errors when I tried to compile the FPC
>>> 2.7.1 at revision 21969 (I am using Windows).
>> First step in bootstrapping problems, did you check that you started with
>> the last release as starting compiler?
>>> [...]
>>> make[6]: Entering directory `W:/md/dev/freepascal/compiler/2.7.1/rtl'
>>> make -C win32 all
>>> make[7]: Entering directory `W:/md/dev/freepascal/compiler/2.7.1/rtl/win32'
>>> W:/md/dev/freepascal/binutils/2.7.1/i386-win32/gmkdir.exe -p W:/md/dev/freepasca
>>> l/compiler/2.7.1/rtl/units/i386-win32
>>> W:/md/dev/freepascal/binutils/ppc386.2_7.exe -Ur -Xs -O2 -n -Fi../inc -Fi../i386
>>   ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
> Well, I tried using a ppc386 compiled in 07/18/2012.

The last release was 2.6.0 and it's currently the only supported release
as a bootstrap compiler. FPK recently added a patch to trunk which will
break the build unless ppc1 is build with 2.6.0.


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