[fpc-pascal] DateToStr in arm does not work!

Bernd Mueller mueller.b at gmx.net
Tue Jul 3 21:49:30 CEST 2007

Henry Vermaak wrote:
> On 03/07/07, josepascual <josepascual at almudi.com> wrote:
>> Thank you henry,
>> I have downloaded svn version 7943 how can I donwload svn 7929?
>> How are you build fpc for arm? make clean crossall CPU_TARGET=arm
>> OS_TARGET=linux ....?
>> Which version of binutils do you have? (eabi?)
>> Is SOFTFLOAT in freepascal the equivalent to EABI in c?
> soft float just means that the compiler needs to emulate the floating
> point unit if it doesn't exist in your hardware (like some arm
> processors).  if you have an fpu, then you don't have to worry about
> soft float.  
Are you sure? If I remember right, using softfloat in conjunction with 
fpc means, that the compiler never emits floating point operations. All 
the floating point is going through the softfpu unit. This means, *if* 
you have a fpu, you waste speed.

Regards, Bernd.

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