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

Marco van de Voort marcov at stack.nl
Wed Jul 25 16:52:52 CEST 2012

In our previous episode, Gennadiy Poryev said:

> On a side note, this only affects win32 (and possibly linux x86) target.
> Win64 and Linux x64 compiles well yet.  So, the fpc trunk once again
> became non-selfhosting, despite the notion that it shouldn?t have been as
> such at all :)

It's still self hosting. The exact 2.7.1 version still compiles itself.

Don't confuse the moving target "2.7.1" as being something homogenous,
because it is not. All versions since june last year (when 2.6.x branched)
are 2.7.1

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