[fpc-pascal] Linux Install: Is it me or the documentation? ;-)

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Sat Oct 28 15:58:34 CEST 2006

On Sat, 28 Oct 2006, Lev Lafayette wrote:

> First let me say how pleased I am to discover FreePascal. 'Twas my
> favourite programming language way back around 1988-89, being the last
> time I put my serious programming goggles on.
> So I'm trying to set this leopard up on Ubuntu (the Badger variety) and
> am following the user manual.
> Downloaded the .tar file; extracted to a temporary directory. (p11)
> Ran the install script as root (or rather, equivalent thereof)
> sudo ./install.sh and accepted all defaults (p12)
> Ran the test 'fpc hello' (p14). It fails. Run it will full directory
> listing, even tho' config has been written to /etc. Still fails.

Ehm. What is the error you get ?

> Umm... Less than satisfactory, verdade?

Please provide slightly more detail, and we'll see what we can
do to make it a satisfactory experience... :)


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