[fpc-pascal] Exe size

Marco van de Voort marcov at stack.nl
Fri Sep 5 09:19:22 CEST 2008

In our previous episode, Paul said:
> > If you use a (cross-)compiler for ARM target processor, the generated 
> > binary will be indeed an ARM binary, of course (ready to run on an 
> > ARM under the selected target OS - WinCE in your case). If targetting 
> > WinCE OS, you can only use WinCE RTL and/or other units prepared for 
> > that target, so if the particular API isn't supported for WinCE (as 
> > opposed to other WinXX platforms), it simply won't compile.
> > 
> This is bad news for me, I need control over the computer.
> The Windows version of the program uses a lot of api calls.
> Seems my only option is use Visual Studio :-(

Note that wince's api is a subset of winapi. And that VS will suffer from
that also.

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