[fpc-devel] Trunk does not build on AArch64

Sven Barth pascaldragon at googlemail.com
Sun Oct 18 10:23:24 CEST 2020

Am 18.10.2020 um 08:56 schrieb J. Gareth Moreton via fpc-devel:
> Hi everyone,
> I've started to look at developing FPC on the Raspberry Pi again, but 
> I've run into a snag.
> The unmodified trunk does not build - it fails when building system.pp 
> at the ppc1 stage:
> math.inc(57,7) Error: Assembler syntax error
> math.inc(58,11) Error: Unrecognized opcode round
> flt_core.inc(459,47) Error: Can't evaluate constant expression
> flt_core.inc(461,10) Fatal: Syntax error, ")" expected but "," found

How do you build for Aarch64 (your command line)? I assume your host is 

> I remember noticing that AArch64 does not yet support inline assembly, 
> which is what math.inc contains at the lines indicated (although 
> "round" is inside a constant, so... what gives?!).  Not sure how to 
> get around the issue with flt_core.inc just yet.

Of course it supports inline assembly. Where did you get that nonsense?


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