[fpc-pascal] Steps to achieve i386-wince

Tomas Hajny XHajT03 at mbox.vol.cz
Tue May 15 23:35:05 CEST 2007

On 15 May 07, at 19:47, Marco van de Voort wrote:

> > I definitely need more detailed information. I can find binutils-2.17 but
> > there's nothing wince specific about what I found. I suspect FPC 2.1 is
> > necessary because it was needed for the arm-wince case however I don't
> > understand how to take the source code snapshots available and compile
> > them. Any additional details would be appreciated.
> You need to compile the source in such a way that makes them generate
> i386-wince binaries. These are so called "cross" binaries (that generate
> binaries for target i386-wince while being hosted on another).
> This is generally a fairly easy process on *nix, and a horrible,
> hair-pulling one on Windows. (which is why we provide a set that we were
> lucky to create after sacrificing several chickens to various MinGW gods
> with some associated Voodoo)
> However in this case, it is worse. i386-wince is not support by my 2.17
> binutils.
> It might help to consult your HW vendor if he knows a patched src somewhere.
> (or better, ready built cross bins (your target)->i386-wince.

Getting the internal linker to work for i386-
wince maybe wouldn't require major effort 
(considering the fact that arm-wince target is 
currently supported if I remember correctly) - 


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