[fpc-devel] Does mipsel-embedded build?

Florian Klämpfl florian at freepascal.org
Sun Sep 30 19:53:55 CEST 2018

Am 30.09.2018 um 19:48 schrieb Michael Ring:
> Hi Florian!
> I have already reduced size to the same size to the size as on other platforms, so a lot less space will be used. Please
> give me a little time to cleanup my patches...
> On providing headers seperate, a loooonnnnnngggggg time ago Jeppe created a (close to genious) patch that allowed to use
> a configuration file to inject embedded controllers at runtime, but this never was implemented in trunk.

True, I don't remember though were the patch was available.

> I have tons of .pas files for embedded controllers (complete STM Line, now also complete SAMC/SAMD line of controllers
> and PIC32) that I can all provide as a patch but this increases the emedded directory a lot and 95% of all headers will
> most likely never get used. Having the mechanism that Jeppe once developed would allow people to install just the files
> they need, keeping the embedded directory clean & lean.
> Perhaps this is something to implement in the future, what do you think?

Yes, this could be done for sure.

> FYI, here are the current patches for SAMCD+STM32 family:
> https://github.com/michael-ring/mbf/tree/master/Patches

Ah, now I remember the other problem with the controller units: they are BSD style licensed because of the license of
the original headers, so we cannot include them into FPC.

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