[fpc-devel] Should the compiler work, if compiled with -Cr?

Marco van de Voort marcov at stack.nl
Sun May 5 11:14:19 CEST 2013

In our previous episode, Michael Van Canneyt said:
> > fcl-passrc, chm and fpdoc are afaik fairly clean. When debugging fpdoc I
> > always build those packages with -CRriot and fixed all issues.
> >
> > I've also done whole make all builds with that, and fixed some issues, but
> > didn't see it through till the end.
> I just wanted to indicate what you now confirm:
> No concerted effort was made to ensure that -Cr can be used safely on packages.
> I can't comment on RTL/Compiler, but for packages, I would not count on being 
> able to use -Cr

More importantly, since there are only few nightly tests for packages/ there is no
way to keep it that way once it has been done. 

That needs tests that stress the most important codepaths.

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