[fpc-devel] Re. z370 Cross Compilation, Pass 2 of ....

Tomas Hajny XHajT03 at hajny.biz
Mon Sep 2 11:26:26 CEST 2013

On Mon, September 2, 2013 10:37, Mark Morgan Lloyd wrote:
> Bernd Oppolzer wrote:
>> Am 01.09.2013 21:42, schrieb Mark Morgan Lloyd:
> I notice that Paul has added updates to
> http://wiki.lazarus.freepascal.org/ZSeries over the last week or so but
> haven't had time to read them in detail yet.

Looking at Paul's articles in Wiki, I've noticed that he has used 2.6.0 or
2.6.2 as his basis. This doesn't look like a good idea to me, because new
platforms are always added in trunk and thus the modifications will need
to be updated when merging them to trunk. Moreover, I believe that the
latest additions related to UnicodeString support, etc., may be especially
useful to z370 when tackling the EBCDIC versus ASCII challenge. Just my 2


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