[fpc-pascal]Using FPC 1.1 for bootstraping compiler v1.0.7

Jonas Maebe jonas at zeus.rug.ac.be
Fri May 31 10:15:22 CEST 2002

On vrijdag, mei 31, 2002, at 01:45 , Sergey Korshunoff wrote:

> There was a situation when I only have 1.1 binaries.
> FPC v1.1 do not want to compile compiler v1.0.7 without a patch.
> Patch is mainly do
>     $FFFFFFFF  ==>  -1
> replacing (v1.1 complain about outrange longint initialization).
> Is there in FPC option to setup for such case a behavior as in v1.0.7 ?

No. This requires 64bit constant support, which 1.0.7 doesn't have.

> PS: if you remove
> 	override RELEASE=1
> from root Makefile.fpc, then you can not build a 1.1 dist with 1.1 
> compiler
> :(((

What do you mean with "dist"? A collection of zipiles to distribute? If 
so, why would you want to remove the "dist=1"?


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