[fpc-devel] One fpc.cfg per fpc version

Den cyraid at gmail.com
Sun Feb 16 19:42:07 CET 2014

Why not fpc-$FPCVERSION.cfg? And keep them all in /etc/ ? fpc-2.6.2.cfg, 
and fpc-2.7.1.cfg, etc.
This way fpc will use it's version and search for the right one in a 
standard directory?

- Dennis Fehr

On 14-02-16 12:14 PM, Mattias Gaertner wrote:
> On Sun, 16 Feb 2014 15:28:59 +0100 (CET)
> marcov at stack.nl (Marco van de Voort) wrote:
>> [...]
>> I played with this in 1.9.2 times iirc.
>> IIRC the principle was developed for cases where every version installed
>> into a prefix with make INSTALL INSTALL_PREFIX=~/somethingversion.  (so that
>> you also had multiple bin directories and everything was fully separated).
> Yes, for example make install INSTALL_PREFIX=~/2.6.2 installs to
> ~/2.6.2/lib/fpc/2.6.2
> Which looks odd.
> Maybe fpc should search for <dir of ppcxxx>/fpc.cfg.
> Then maybe the current search for <dir of ppcxxx>/../etc/fpc.cfg can be
> removed. Only a few people use it and they will probably be happy to
> have more flexibility where to install fpc.
> Mattias
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