[fpc-pascal] When are used units recompiled ?

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Wed Apr 5 15:57:29 CEST 2006

On Wed, 5 Apr 2006, ???? ??????????? wrote:

>> Tom Verhoeff wrote:
>>> Can someone explain to me under what circumstances FPC will (attempt to)
>>> recompile a unit for which *.ppu and *.o are already available?
>>> I couldn't find this in the documentation.
>> Wrong target (OS) or incompatible compiler version, usually. Vote for:
>> http://www.freepascal.org/bugs/showrec.php3?ID=4691
>> :-)
>> Micha
> It's interesting, because it was the last argument for me to uninstall Lazarus after experiments with compiling it with different compilers. I read about different OS-es, but the reason was probably different compiler version (or something absolutely different).
> Maybe, if you, Micha, submit "patch" to compiler sources (i.e. point the lines you want to be changed) to fpc-devel mail list or something, after a short discussion the developers will add such a hint?

The hint exists already. use -vu.


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