[fpc-devel] Annoying error when building compiler on i386-win32

Sven Barth pascaldragon at googlemail.com
Tue Apr 6 07:37:32 CEST 2021

Am 05.04.2021 um 20:33 schrieb J. Gareth Moreton via fpc-devel:
> Hi everyone,
> I have a slightly annoying error when building the compiler for 
> i386-win32.  I mentioned it to Sven a while ago, and the cause is due 
> to the fact that my copy of common.dll is 64-bit, not 32-bit (as Sven 
> confirmed for me).
> Compiling .\oracle\src\oraoci.pp
> oraoci.pp(1437) Error: Invalid DLL C:\WINDOWS\system32\common.dll, 
> invalid header size
> oraoci.pp(1437) Fatal: There were 1 errors compiling module, stopping
> Fatal: Compilation aborted
> Simply commenting out "{$linklib common}" on line 19 of the above file 
> fixes the problem.  I would like to propose that this error be changed 
> to a warning, since apparently not having the library present doesn't 
> cause issues for compilation, just possibly execution later on.

No. If you have a messed up system, that is not *our* fault.


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