[fpc-devel] Embedded Strings on nRF51-DK

Paul Michell Paul at michellcomputing.co.uk
Sat Apr 18 11:25:06 CEST 2015


Thanks for the offer of help.  Michael Ring also offered, perhaps we can 
coordinate our efforts.

Kind regards,


 On Thursday 16 Apr 2015 20:29:40 Jeppe Johansen wrote:
> On 04/16/2015 12:49 PM, Paul Michell wrote:
> > I assume this is because string handling support is not included in the
> > embedded RTL generated with the compiler, or that I am not linking the
> > right object files if I need to do this by hand?  What would be the best
> > way to enable string handling? Even short string handling would make FPC
> > far more preferable to C for me for embedded work.
> You would make it a whole lot easier for yourself if you just used the
> Embedded target and added an actual controller type for that specific
> microcontroller. Then you wouldn't need to play around with linker
> scripts and manually including and trimming RTL files.
> Adding the controller type is about 5-10 lines of code. Then the RTL
> unit can be a stub for now which basically just initializes .data and .bss.
> If you have the name of the controller I can add it?
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