[fpc-pascal] FreeBSD binary compatibility

Marco van de Voort marcov at stack.nl
Mon May 28 09:26:08 CEST 2007

> I was trying out a couple of examples and figured I would try to see how 
> portable the binaries were.
> Compiled a trivial program in FreeBSD 6.2 Stable and copied it to a 4.9 
> machine. The binary worked.
> Is that commontly the case? ie the binaries can be run accross different 
> FreeBSD versions?

If you don't link to external libraries, and don't use some of the more
varying subsystems of the kernel (like threads), then there is a fair

No guarantees though.

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