[fpc-pascal]Conditional compilation ELSE-IF?

Peter Vreman peter at freepascal.org
Thu Apr 8 15:43:32 CEST 2004

> I have the following code in a function:
>       {$IFDEF LINUX}
>       Slash := '/';
>       {$ENDIF}
>       {$IFDEF WIN32}
>       Slash := '\';
>       {$ENDIF}
> Obviously, FPC supports many other platforms.  Is there a better way
> to handle this?  Also, will this work if I ever cross-compile? Is
> there a way to detect this at run-time rather than compile time?

{$if defined(linux)}
{$elseif defined(win32)}
{$elseif defined(macos)}
  {$error Unsupported target}

Better is to use PathSeparator from the System unit

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