[fpc-devel] Quickly recompiling fpc

Florian Klämpfl florian at freepascal.org
Sun Dec 10 17:41:44 CET 2017

Am 09.12.2017 um 14:49 schrieb Benito van der Zander:
> Hi,
> how do you recompile fpc after making a small change in the compiler, like enabling the debugmsg
> define in x86/aoptx86.pas?
> make buildbase says nothing was changed, and make clean; make buildbase recompiles not just the
> compiler, but also the rtl, which is a waste of time.

For compiler development, I do not use the makefiles, I just use lazarus and work with the
executables fpc builds when invoked from lazarus. Alternatively, you can do something like
cd fpc/compiler
rm ppc386

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