Minor issue compiling FPC from sources [fpc-pascal]

Peter Vreman peter at freepascal.org
Mon Jul 31 14:26:13 CEST 2006

At 14:17 31-7-2006, you wrote:
>You (Peter Vreman [mailto:fpc-pascal-bounces at lists.freepascal.org]) wrote
>about "Re: [fpc-pascal] Minor issue compiling FPC from sources" on
>07/31/2006 at 15:02:
>PV> gecho.exe is delivered FPC.
>PV> Make sure you only use the make.exe and the tools delivered with FPC
>PV> from CMD.EXE. Other combinations are not supported.
>Yes, I do, and Makefile refers to echo, not gecho.

That shouldn't matter that line is there already for years and is 
known to work on all Windows versions even dating back to WIn95 and 
upto including WinXP64. See below that it works:

D:\fpc\compiler>make --version
GNU Make 3.80
Copyright (C) 2002  Free Software Foundation, Inc.
This is free software; see the source for copying conditions.
There is NO warranty; not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A

D:\fpc\compiler>make echotime
Start 14:24:46 now 14:24:46


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