[fpc-devel] inline... and philosophy
J. Gareth Moreton
gareth at moreton-family.com
Fri Nov 8 11:20:24 CET 2019
On 08/11/2019 09:49, Sven Barth via fpc-devel wrote:
> The compiler is compiled multiple times anyway when bootstrapping and
> the need for the scripting there is not only the WPO, but the repeated
> compilation of RTL and compiler.
> Also the compiler's infrastructure is currently not geared towards
> repeated compilations in the same process. Yes, the textmode IDE
> essentially does that, but all it does is call the compile() function.
> For WPO that would need to happen *inside* that function.
What's stopping that? It seems like a relatively straightforward
implementation if possibly a little clumsy with the WPO files. Granted,
something cleaner (e.g. not linking on the first pass) might take a
Gareth aka. Kit
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