[fpc-pascal] Problem compiling an X client

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Sun Feb 3 13:13:31 CET 2008

On Sun, 3 Feb 2008, Anton Tichawa wrote:

> Hello list!
> I have problems compiling an X client. The compiler says:
> Free Pascal Compiler version 2.2.0 [2007/08/31] for i386
> Copyright (c) 1993-2007 by Florian Klaempfl
> Target OS: Linux for i386
> Compiling pas/xdemo.pas
> PPU Loading /usr/local/lib/fpc/2.2.0/units/i386-linux/x11/x.ppu
> Recompiling x, checksum changed for ctypes
> Fatal: Can't find unit x used by xdemo
> Fatal: Compilation aborted
> Error: /usr/local/bin/ppc386 returned an error exitcode (normal if you
> did not specify a source file to be compiled)
> Files x and xlib are available as objects (.ppu, .o) only. Any ideas? Am
> I doing something wrong?

Did you install a newer/different ctypes unit ? The compiler thinks you did.

Try compiling with -vu, so you can see which units are loaded.


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