[fpc-devel] Can someone confir 2.7.2 cross arm is currently build-able

Sven Barth pascaldragon at googlemail.com
Tue Sep 3 20:12:10 CEST 2013

On 03.09.2013 12:08, Thaddy wrote:
> On 3-9-2013 12:06, Jonas Maebe wrote:
>> On 03 Sep 2013, at 11:56, Thaddy wrote:
>>> For my Friday toys (Pi's) I use 2.7.1 with the new ARM options and
>>> bootstrap with OVERRIDEVERSIONCHECK=1
>>> I think that is a perfectly viable option.
>> It is not, as evidenced by the fact that about 99% of this thread
>> until now has been about trying to determine whether there is in fact
>> something wrong with the current 2.7.1, or whether the problems are
>> simply caused by not using the latest release to bootstrap.
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> At least the current RaspBian releases (wheezy and Jessie) still
> bootstrap from 2.6.2, if that helps.
> The point I was referring to is about the generated code. There were
> some fixes related to bx.
> So I assumed wrong compiler settings.

These changes fix the compilation for older ARM CPUs which don't support 
BX and where its semantic needs to be implemented by a different 
instruction. So if it didn't compile before it will now compile, if it 
compiled before then nothing changed.


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