[fpc-pascal] Profane question: can I use the IDE for another compiler/debugger?

Daniël Mantione daniel.mantione at freepascal.org
Thu Jul 12 10:42:02 CEST 2007

Op Thu, 12 Jul 2007, schreef Arjan van Dijk:

> Question:
> Can someone from the development team tell me if the Freepascal IDE can be
> told to
> call a FORTRAN compiler instead of Freepascal, and use gdb instead of the
> Freepascal debugger? Just like the Freepascal website can be switched from
> english to dutch, I would like to be able to switch the IDE from Pascal to
> Fortran.

Not without programming. Both the compiler and debugger are built into the 
IDE and as of such the IDE cannot be configured to use a different 
compiler. The source code of the IDE is flexible enough to allow adding 
Fortran facilities, but it would keep you busy for a while.


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