[fpc-pascal]Errors in your FAQ?

Andreas K. Foerster Andreas at AKFoerster.de
Mon Apr 22 09:08:32 CEST 2002


I think, these parts of my mail have gone under in the other
discussion. So I send it again...

On Sun, Apr 14, 2002 at 10:40:46AM +0200, Andreas K. Foerster wrote:

> - 6.1
> You wrote, that apps are running under "Linux: Kernel v1.x or later".
> But when I compile an app, it's in ELF format. ELF officially first
> enterd the stable versions in Linux 2.0.0.
> Did you perhaps mean v1.1.x?
> - 1.17
> Remarks: 
> - UPX ist also for linux, but the binutils have problems with
> such applications. 
> - You can perhaps better use "gzexe" to compress runnable apps. Gzexe
> is normally shipped with any Linux, FreeBSD, HURD and perhaps lots of
> other Unix-like systems. Gzexe has the drawback, that it needs some
> Unix commands to be on the right place in the path - so you should not
> use it for releasing apps.
> - 2.9
> Syslinux: you should metion, that this has nothing to do with the
> bootloader of the same name.


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