[fpc-devel] Smarter way of generating ARMHF fpc trunk installation?

Thaddy thaddy at thaddy.com
Tue Mar 4 17:24:13 CET 2014

I have a fresh baked zipinstall (tar.gz, not a deb)  for the Raspberry 
Pi straight from my build farm every morning if you want...
But even that is not guaranteed to work every time, since it is trunk.

But anyway, let me know

thaddy[whatever belongs here] thaddy[dot] com

On 3-3-2014 20:33, Jonas Maebe wrote:
> On 03 Mar 2014, at 19:39, Paul Breneman wrote:
>> On 03/03/2014 12:13 PM, Jonas Maebe wrote:
>>> On 03 Mar 2014, at 17:49, Paul Breneman wrote:
>>>> On 03/03/2014 03:24 AM, Reinier Olislagers wrote:
>>>>> fpcup, an FPC/Lazarus build/installation/update program uses the
>>>>> following steps on ARMHF Linux (e.g. raspbian, odroid):
>>>>> 1. Get FPC stable (2.6.2 currently) ARM bootstrap compiler binary
>>>>> This compiler cannot directly build ARMHF FPC trunk.
>>>>> 2. Use the compiler to build a regular ARM fpc trunk compiler ("the
>>>>> intermediate bootstrap" compiler... sorry, not that good at naming :) )
>>>>> make "FPC=/home/odroid/development/fpcbootstrap/arm-linux-ppcarm"
>>>>> "--directory=/home/odroid/development/fpctrunk/compiler"
>>>> Could the first part(s) be packaged into a small Free Pascal distribution, like the 3 zips on this page?
>>>>   www.CtrlTerm.com
>>> No, because you have to redo step 2 every single time you update your sources.
>> I'm not suggesting that the source be put into the zip.  But could the other tools be put into a zip so I could download a small zip on my Raspberry Pi and easily follow a few directions to compile a new ARMHF FPC+RTL?
> The point is that the tools change every time a new revision is committed to svn, other than the initial 2.6.2 compiler (which is already available separately).
> Jonas
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