[fpc-pascal].ppu and .o files

Ivan Montes senbei at terra.es
Fri Oct 3 22:08:48 CEST 2003

the .ppu/ppw files are the interface parts of the unit in a compiled form,
while the .o/ow files are the implementation part of an unit or a program in
it's compiled form. Those files (.o/.ow) are needed to perform the linking
of the app.

Once you've compiled the compiler you don't need them. However you'll need
the ones generated when compiling the RTL.

ciao, Ivan

> --- Andy Sy <andy at nospam.com> wrote:
> > Upon compiling the freepascal compiler from cvs, I noticed a lot of
> > .o and .ppu files generated in addition to the final executable.
> > What is the difference between .o and .ppu files and can I delete
> > them
> > both to eliminate the clutter?

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