[fpc-devel] macOS/AArch64 is now support by the LLVM backend

Jonas Maebe jonas at freepascal.org
Sun Aug 23 23:31:06 CEST 2020


The latest FPC trunk can now generate code that targets macOS/AArch64.
The testsuite results are good and Lazarus also works when compiled with
this backend (although I haven't extensively tested it).

Like for other targets, most additional testsuite failures compared to
using the built-in code generator are due to LLVM's lack of support for
modelling hardware floating point exceptions. If you don't need those,
your code should work fine.

As always, building instructions are available on


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