[fpc-devel] multi version ppudump
Michael Van Canneyt
michael at freepascal.org
Wed Dec 2 17:41:54 CET 2015
On Wed, 2 Dec 2015, Mattias Gaertner wrote:
> On Wed, 2 Dec 2015 16:49:30 +0100 (CET)
> Michael Van Canneyt <michael at freepascal.org> wrote:
>> Hm. ppudump should be backwards compatible ? Or at least, that was the original design ?
> AFAIK it never supported older versions.
> For example:
> pascal/3.0.0/fpc/compiler/utils/ppudump -Fj /usr/lib/fpc/2.6.4/units/x86_64-linux/graph/ggigraph.ppu
> Unsupported PPU version 135. Expecting PPU version 172.
Strange; Originally it could handle any version, it was a tool independent of the compiler.
I seem to remember some discussion which probably changed that.
>> This can be done, but not before 3.2...
> Do you mean 3.2 or 3.1.1)?
The installer ? That will be done in 3.1.1 and backported to 3.2
So in user installations, it will not appear before 3.2...
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