[fpc-pascal] the libc unit (again)

Peter Vreman peter at freepascal.org
Fri Feb 22 19:40:42 CET 2008

> Hello,
> I find more and more units and components (for Lazarus) that are using
> the libc unit. I find it really problematic, because it doesn't exists
> for all platforms and architectures, so why not markring the unit as
> obsolete for the next FPC release so other developers will have to
> work with more flexible units ?

Other users will start to submit bug reports that there is no Libc unit.
We clearly state that libc is only for compatibility and not for portability. The same is with the
old TP7 units.


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