[fpc-devel] DF64 BSD -- FPC running natively but argument address mangling prevents bootstrap

John Marino fpc-devel at marino.st
Tue Nov 18 17:29:53 CET 2014

On 11/18/2014 16:14, John Marino wrote:
> On 11/18/2014 16:02, Marco van de Voort wrote:
>> In our previous episode, Jonas Maebe said:
>>>> 	Path "/usr/lib/" not found
>>>> 	Path "/lib/" not found
>>>> 	Free Pascal Compiler version 2.6.4 [2014/11/18] for x86_64
>>>> 	Copyright (c) 1993-2014 by Florian Klaempfl and others
>>>> 	Fatal: No source file name in command line
>>>> 	Fatal: Compilation aborted
>>>> 	Error: bin/ppcx64 returned an error exitcode (normal if you did not
>>>> specify a source file to be compiled)
>>> Such problems usually mean that the stat or statfs record needs
>>> adjustments. You can find the "stat" record definition in
>>> rtl/bsd/ostypes.inc. statfs is in rtl/<yourosdir>/ptypes.inc
>> And
>> - getcwd  (part of truename directory expansion)
>> - opendir/readdir and friends.
>> If something is wrong it sometimes shows up in ptrace.
>> getcwd is a likely candidate since afaik that changed FreeBSD 5+

getcwd seems to work okay, I don't think that's a problem.
This is where the problems start (cfileutl.pas, PathExists function):

if allowcache then

The DirCache.DirectoryExists function always returns false, even on
valid paths.

Still looking...


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