[fpc-devel] Fpcupdeluxe utilities to share

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Fri Apr 17 08:33:36 CEST 2020

On Fri, 17 Apr 2020, Alfred wrote:

> Hello to all,
> As you might know, I am the maintainer of fpcupdeluxe.
> Its a tool to install FPC and Lazarus. And to install cross-compilers.
> Intro.
> As part of fpcupdeluxe, binutils (and libs) are created/hosted to be able to 
> cross-compile from various systems.
> E.g. for Windows:
> https://github.com/LongDirtyAnimAlf/fpcupdeluxe/releases/tag/wincrossbins_v1.1
> https://github.com/LongDirtyAnimAlf/fpcupdeluxe/releases/tag/wincrossbins_v1.0
> And also various bootstrappers:
> https://github.com/LongDirtyAnimAlf/fpcupdeluxe/releases/tag/bootstrappers_v1.0
> Among other things, especially the binary utilities might be of interest for 
> FPC.
> Question.
> Would it be an idea to host (part of these) fpcup[deluxe] utilities on the 
> FPC ftp server for general use ?
> These utilities could be used by many, with or without fpcupdeluxe.
> At this moment, info about cross-compiling is very scattered, as are the 
> tools needed.

I think that is a good idea.

The binary tools could indeed be hosted on the FTP server.
We're currently looking at moving the machines to another datacenter, maybe
we can make this integration part of the move.


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