[fpc-pascal] usage of {$FPC_USE_LIBC}

Jonas Maebe jonas.maebe at elis.ugent.be
Tue Jul 18 00:36:46 CEST 2006

On 17 Jul 2006, at 22:06, Michael Van Canneyt wrote:

>> I read http://www.freepascal.org/wiki/index.php/OS_aware_RTL
>> and wonder when {$FPC_USE_LIBC} is set and how the decision is made?
> In the Makefile.fpc for the platform. It's added to the compiler  
> options.

And if you meant "how we made the decision": it's only done by  
default for Darwin, because there libc is the only supported system  
interface, for "netware libc" (libc is the recommended netware system  
interface, but we also have a non-libc dependent netware port) and  
for solaris (less porting work than implementing full syscall support).

You can enable it for most (all?) *nix'es by compiling the rtl with  


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