Michael Van Canneyt
michael.vancanneyt at wisa.be
Fri Mar 28 16:44:01 CET 2003
On Fri, 28 Mar 2003, Mattias Gaertner wrote:
> On Fri, 28 Mar 2003 23:54:48 +1000
> James Mills <prologic at prologitech.com> wrote:
> > On Fri, Mar 28, 2003 at 02:41:17PM +0100, Marco van de Voort wrote:
> > > > On Fri, Mar 28, 2003 at 02:52:31PM +0200, A.J. Venter wrote:
> > > > > Hi,
> > > > > How much compatibility is broken between fpc-1.0.6 and fpc-laz 1.0.7
> > > > > ?
> > > >
> > > > Why can't Lazarus be run with just the normal FPC compiler anyway ?
> > > > Why does it have to have a specially built compiler ?
> > >
> > > In general, there is no reason, just that always small problems pop up
> > > when a large project as Lazarus is made.
> > >
> > > Delphi incompabilities and recompiling problems (circular reference)
> > > that are dectected and fixed after a release have been the usual reasons
> > > for requiring snapshots.
> > >
> > > Though the amount of problems seems to decrease with each new fixes
> > > version, and I hope that trend continues
> > In future will we see Lazurs start to work with the normal FPC compilers
> > without the additional need to download and install the a specially
> > built compiler for it ?
> This is always the goal.
> In fact the last recommended compiler for lazarus is nearly 6 months old. As
> soon as the offcial 1.0.8 is there, it will become the recommended compiler.
> There are some remaining bugs in the current 1.0.7, which would be nice, if
> they could be fixed before releasing 1.0.8: typeinfo for single and double.
> If no one is doing that then I will send a patch for it.
Please do. I'll apply it.
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