[fpc-pascal]1.0.6 Compiler Gives Error When Compiling

Marco van de Voort marcov at stack.nl
Mon Dec 23 01:24:34 CET 2002

> I just upgraded to the 1.0.6 compiler and tried to compile a program that was
> compiling without any problem in the 1.0.4 compiler.  When I try to compile
> now, I get the following message:
> Free Pascal Compiler version 1.0.6 [2002/04/23] for i386
> Copyright (c) 1993-2002 by Florian Klaempfl
> Target OS: Win32 for i386
> Compiling tsuris.pas
> Linking tsuris.exe
> link.res: file not recognized: File format not recognized
> tsuris.pas(280,1) Error: Error while linking
> Closing script ppas.bat
> I don't have a link.res that I've made.  It seems that the linker is creating
> this file for me.  I have no idea what's supposed to be in this file.  Is
> something amiss here?  Is there something I can do to make this work?

Probably you have a package with some of the same binaries like FPC
(probably cygwin/djgpp/mingw) in your path before FPC. Iow takes a wrong
linker or other tool from a non FPC package.

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