[fpc-devel] Porting fpc to linux-sparc64

Karoly Balogh (Charlie/SGR) charlie at scenergy.dfmk.hu
Tue May 30 12:15:06 CEST 2017


On Tue, 30 May 2017, Marco van de Voort wrote:

> In our previous episode, Karoly Balogh (Charlie/SGR) said:
> > Err, those are invoked directly from the Makefile, not invoked from inside
> > FPC. But you're right, that will be also a problem... Some platforms still
> > use asm-written startup stubs in FPC. Not all of them tho'. I think these
> > days these startup codes could be written in Pascal anyway, but for Sparc
> > they're not.
> (neither are they for *BSD since those use weak symbols)

Is it still required? Darwin does all kinds of weak linking too, and it
has a Pascal written startup code if I'm correct.


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