[fpc-devel] Free Pascal 2.6.4-rc1 released!

Marco van de Voort marcov at stack.nl
Thu Dec 19 21:23:36 CET 2013


We have placed the first release candidate of the Free Pascal Compiler
version 2.6.4 on our ftp servers.

You can help improve the upcoming 2.6.4 release by downloading and
testing this release. If you want you can report what you have done here:

Changes that may break backwards compatibility are documented at:

Downloads are available at the main FTP server and



The Free Pascal Compiler Team

                            Free Pascal Compiler

                                Version 2.6.4rc1

                              What's New in 2.6.4rc1

Free Pascal 2.6.4 is a point release from the 2.6.0 fixes branch.

Please also see http://wiki.freepascal.org/User_Changes_2.6.4 for a list
of changes that may affect the behaviour of previously working code, and
how to cope with these changes.

Some highlights are:


  * Lots and lots fixes and improvements for fcl-db
  * web and json packages synchronized.
  * improvements to the chmcmd compiler.
  * Several fixes for winunits (and winceunits)


See http://bugs.freepascal.org/changelog_page.php for the list of reported
bugs which have been fixed in this release.

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