[fpc-pascal] fpcUnit todo list

Michael Van Canneyt michael.vancanneyt at wisa.be
Thu Nov 9 13:29:51 CET 2006

On Thu, 9 Nov 2006, Jonas Maebe wrote:

> On 9 nov 2006, at 11:47, Graeme Geldenhuys wrote:
> >On 09/11/06, Florian Klaempfl <florian at freepascal.org> wrote:
> > >First, I would prefer a patch to the fpcunit which makes the unit itself
> > >indenpendend from other stuff (xml) so it can be used in the fpc test suite
> > >:)
> >
> >The xml used is the xmlwriter unit - part of FPC.  Is this a problem?
> The problem is that the xml stuff must be built before you can run the
> testsuite with fpcunit tests included (since the fpcunit package depends on
> the xml stuff). This means that before you can start running the testsuite,
> your compiler has to be stable and complete enough to compile packages and
> fcl. That's not reasonable.

The easiest thing to do is to include fpcunit itself in fcl/inc.

All the units around it can be done in fcl/fpcunit, which is built at a
later stage.


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