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

Marcos Douglas md at delfire.net
Wed Jul 25 16:10:07 CEST 2012

On Wed, Jul 25, 2012 at 10:42 AM, Nico Erfurth <fpc at erfurth.eu> wrote:
> 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.

Hi Nico,

The mode to compile a new version of compiler will be changed?
Where can I get more information about it?

Marcos Douglas

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