[fpc-pascal] Compiler Building

Marco van de Voort marcov at stack.nl
Thu Jan 6 10:20:43 CET 2005

> Please excuse this if in the wrong list (if so, pls advise correct list)
> I have a full CVS of  latest FPC (1.9.6) running on WinXP and have been 
> trying to rebuild the compiler as per 
> http://www.stack.nl/~marcov/buildfaq.pdf,
> Following the instructions for 'make cycle' (or any others) gives the error
> Entering directory 'C:/fpc/rtl/win32'
> __missing_command_MKDIRPROG -p ../../rtl/units/i386-win32
> process_begin: CreateProcess((null), __missing_command_MKDIRPROG -p 
> ../../rtl/units/i386-win32, ...) failed.
> make (e=2): The system cannot find the file specified.
> Could somebody please advise on where I am going wrong?

The problem is not having a fpcmake installed. There are several solutions.

If you already did some compiling, copy fpcmake from the half build snapshot
(utils/fpcm/fpcmake.exe) to somewhere in your path, and try to install
again. Otherwise get it from some install.

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