[fpc-devel] Porting fpc to linux-sparc64

John Paul Adrian Glaubitz glaubitz at physik.fu-berlin.de
Mon May 29 14:44:05 CEST 2017

On Mon, May 29, 2017 at 02:35:28PM +0200, Karoly Balogh (Charlie/SGR) wrote:
> > But isn't the Makefile generated from fpcmake? :-O
> It is, but it's *pregenerated*, and committed to the SVN. The build
> process doesn't generate any Makefiles, actually. (Lets not argue now it
> is a nice practice or not, it is what it is...) To fix this, one has to
> regenerate them. But it's complicated. ;) I'm not sure if you actually has
> to fix inside fpcmake or the submitted Makefile.fpc which fpcmake uses to
> generate the actual Makefile. But by the time I get there I'll figure it
> out. One problem at a time.

Actually, the Debian package explicitly regenerates all Makefiles and
I assume the main reason being to make sure they are up-to-date.

> > Let me know if you need access to a porterbox.
> Probably. If I get to something, I'll drop you a pubkey.

Great, thanks.

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