[fpc-pascal]fpc and familiar linux (ipaq)

Michael Van Canneyt michael.vancanneyt at wisa.be
Tue Feb 17 09:37:46 CET 2004

On Tue, 17 Feb 2004 listas at lozano.eti.br wrote:

> Hi,
> Read on the web site that fpc 1.9.3 builds itself and runs on the Zaurus.
> That's nice, I want to experiment wihth it on an iPAQ (which also uses an ARM
> CPU) and familiar Linux. Have anyone tried? Anything I should know before
> trying to build fpc myself for the ipaq? The ideal setup for pda development is
> a cross compiler, as the pda has limited ram and flash (disk) space. Does fpc
> supports building a cross compiler?

Yes, it does. You'll need a cross-platform assembler and linker. Other
than that it should just be a matter of compiling the compiler with
OS_TARGET=linux and CPU_TARGET=arm on the make command line.

Florian Klaempfl did the port, he can say more about it.


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