[fpc-devel] M68k: important milestone reached

Michael Schnell mschnell at lumino.de
Mon Feb 24 15:32:48 CET 2014

On 02/24/2014 03:07 PM, Sven Barth wrote:
> As long as the Pascal code is restricted to one thread you won't have 
> a problem, otherwise the reference counting needs to be threadsafe (it 
> uses InterlockedIncrement/-Decrement which currently is implemented as 
> a simple inc/dec).
I understand that this code resides in the RTL, which I would need to 
re-implement for the "embedded" system anyway. Here I simply could 
disable/enable interrupt to disallow a task switch.
>> ... as the binutils are merely assembler and linker. And without the 
>> former you won't get a .o file and without the later not a program ;)

I see.

> I'll need to check how Linux does PIC on m68k and also learn how to 
> implement PIC in FPC. :)
Yep. But don't hurry :-)


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