[fpc-pascal]Switching to Linux

Michael.VanCanneyt at Wisa.be Michael.VanCanneyt at Wisa.be
Sun Apr 15 18:50:57 CEST 2001

On Sun, 15 Apr 2001, Frank McCormick wrote:

> I am switching from OS/2 to Linux and have a couple of questions.
> First if I want to run the very latest compiler snapshot, I understand I
> first have to install 1.0.4 and then add the snapshot right?

It is not really necessary, but it is better as you can use the 1.0.4
as a fallback. The snapshots and official distribution can be used
concurrently, as each is installed in it's own directory.

> What libraries must I have installed so I won't get problems?
> Finally, I am running Peanut Linux (weird name) - which can run binaries for
> Red Hat,Debian and perhaps one or two other distros. Which one should I pick

Does not matter, FPC is not tied to a distribution. The RPM should work
on Redhat, Suse and mandrake.


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