[fpc-devel] Managing multiple versions

Mark Morgan Lloyd markMLl.fpc-devel at telemetry.co.uk
Tue Mar 25 12:58:31 CET 2014

 >> When building/installing multiple versions of the compiler and
 >> libraries on unix (Linux/Solaris), is there an easy way of putting
 >> the fpc utility etc. in a version-specific directory (e.g.
 >> /usr/local/bin/fpc-x.y.z) but keeping the backend in the usual
 >> /usr/local/lib/fpc/x.y.z tree?
> Setting INSTALL_BINDIR maybe?

That works, so with minimal symlinks I've got


I don't see any reference to installation options in the Programmer's 
Guide, or in the build FAQ at www.stack.nl (is this the most recent?).

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

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