[fpc-pascal][FPC; VP; Delphi] Software News
tom_at_work at yline.com
Sun Sep 10 17:24:27 CEST 2000
Delphi 2 compatibility was added a few minutes ago. A small D2 example
program is now included in the new release (rel2rev12). (directory delphi)
Some small Virtual pascal / FPC additions too.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Thomas Schatzl" <tom_at_work at yline.com>
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Sent: Sunday, September 10, 2000 2:57 PM
Subject: [fpc-pascal][FPC; VP; Delphi] Software News
> Hello all,
> there have been a bunch of updates of my source code on my site.
> This is an announcement for:
> CPU package
> The CPU package is a free powerful cpu detection / timing unit featuring
> microsecond resolution.
> News for rel2rev11:
> * Full compatibility for the following pascal compilers/target platform:
> - Delphi 3+: Windows (Delphi 2 with slight changes; due to D2 compiler
> - Free Pascal: Linux, OS/2, GO32, Windows32
> - Virtual Pascal: DPMI32, Windows32, OS/2.
> * lots of documentation additions
> * multiprocessor aware on FPC/Win32 platform
> * accuracy improvement on FPC/Win32 platform
> * Full multiprocessor awareness for all compiler / platform targets
> * Virtual Pascal / Linux port
> Be sure to check out docupd.txt for latest news in the main directory as
> well as the documentation itself.
> DIRECTX header translation
> Latest DirectX header translations for the Free Pascal compiler. It is
> on the DirectX 7.0a header translation from Erik Unger from 30. July 2000.
> News for rel0rev9:
> * Includes all DirectX parts except DirectMusic due to FPC limitations
> (Direct3D, Direct3DRM, DirectDraw, DirectInput, DirectPlay, DirectSetup,
> * Seven DirectDraw sample programs
> * A readme which contains instructions how to port existing C/C++ code.
> * Some more examples for all DirectX parts - I'd gladly appreciate any
> here; I'll set up a dedicated 'DirectX Corner' on my site if there's
> Please read the readme file.
> DPMI package
> This is a Free Pascal API to the GO32 DPMI functions.
> News for rel1rev11:
> * slight documentation changes
> * all example programs work with 'pure' DOS again ;)
> * 'near pointer' mapping is now more Win 2000 friendly
> * new directory structure, makefile support
> * some docs about go32 portability
> * needs recent CPU package
> * all examples work without direct mode assembly, no 'hacks' anymore
> Readme file / short installation guide
> MEMORY package
> MEMORY is a general purpose memory copying / memory effects encorporating
> MMX / SSE library for the Free Pascal compiler.
> * fast masked memory transfers with key value, bit mask and byte mask
> * 'scaled' memory transfers
> * mirrored memory transfers
> everything for use with 15/16/32 bits per pixel styled graphics memory.
> Get all that stuff at my homepage at
> I added some links to probably interesting sites too.
> If you're using Netscape Navigator consider disabling CSS.
> In hope it works for you as well as it does for me,
> fpc-pascal maillist - fpc-pascal at lists.freepascal.org
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