[fpc-devel] FPC on SPARC Linux

Mark Morgan Lloyd markMLl.fpc-devel at telemetry.co.uk
Wed Dec 31 13:45:21 CET 2014

Pierre Free Pascal wrote:
> Hi  Mark,
> did you try to generate the libraries needed 
> to compile FP IDE with GDB support by
> using the script in fpcsrc/packages/gdbint/gen-gdblib-inc.sh ?
> If you have a build directory of a certain GDB version (let's say 7.8.1
> as an example), simply copy the script over to build-gdb-7.8.1/gdb, and run
> it locally.
>  This script tries to determine all the libraries needed
> and generates a second script called copy-libs.sh
> that you should call in turn, with a simple arg, the target directory,
> for example, ./copy-libs.sh ~/pas/libgdb-7.8.1
> After that,
>   using 
> make -C ./packages/gdbint GDBLIBDIR=~/pas/libgdb-7.8.1
> followed by
> make -C ide GDBLIBDIR=~/pas/libgdb-7.8.1
> should makes the things much easier.
> One caveat is to avoid system installed libraries to 
> be installed instead of the ones inside this directory.
>  On systems on which I got this problem, I had to manually
> remove all lines {$librarypath XXX}
> where XXX resolved to /usr/lib or /lib
> In the hope this will help,
> Pierre Muller

Thanks Pierre, I'll investigate. OTOH the existing GDB 6.7.1 libraries 
appear sufficient for 2.2.4 through 2.4.4 and for 2.6.4, all on the same 
system without any underlying adjustments.

Mark Morgan Lloyd
markMLl .AT. telemetry.co .DOT. uk

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