[fpc-devel] How do I go about volunteering as a "release builder", so that we can get rid of the objectively untrue, misleadingly worded "There is no native compiler available for x86_64 Win64. You have to use a cross-compiler" notice on the FPC website?

Ben Grasset operator97 at gmail.com
Mon Nov 5 05:15:32 CET 2018

I accidentally replied to this one via the main thread. It's my most recent
message before this.

On Sun, Nov 4, 2018 at 9:19 AM Alexander Grotewohl <alex at dcclost.com> wrote:

> Not to mention the users who pick up FPC and have to port what they've
> previously learned. That information is useful even if the code isn't
> already written.
> On 11/4/2018 7:41 AM, wkitty42 at windstream.net wrote:
> > On 11/3/18 7:09 PM, Ben Grasset wrote:
> >> (The same could be said about the various other wildly outdated bits of
> >> information on the overall site and the fact that it gives
> >> now-hugely-irrelevant topics like "porting from TP7" such precedence,
> >> but
> >> that's a different issue.)
> >
> > porting from TP/BP 6/7 is still fairly relevant... maybe not in your
> > part of the universe but it is definitely relevant for others... in
> > one development directory here there are well over 500 pas and inc
> > files needing porting... no clue at this time the number of LoC in
> > those files but it is a lot more than those with the porting task
> > really want to know about else it set a daunting task ahead of them...
> >
> >
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