[fpc-pascal] fpmake dependencies
Michael Van Canneyt
michael at freepascal.org
Tue Apr 14 17:30:01 CEST 2009
On Tue, 14 Apr 2009, Mattias Gärtner wrote:
> Zitat von Michael Van Canneyt <michael at freepascal.org>:
> > > Hint: File "units/i386-darwin/allcodetoolunits.o" was already deleted
> > It should maybe be reduced to a debug message, just to see what the
> > clean command is actually trying to do.
> I created a bug report.
I saw it :-)
> > > > > > > Is there a tool to create them automatically?
> > > > > >
> > > > > > Not yet. This is planned.
> > > > >
> > > > > Come on. You didn't add the 14 thousand filenames manually, did you?
> > > >
> > > > The unit source names were added from the Makefile.fpc (there is a
> > > > conversion
> > > > mode) but the rest was added manually.
> > >
> > > You call yourself a programmer? Shame on you. ;)
> > Ah, but for the RTL, adding them manually was less job than
> > writing a tool. Basically, I'm lazy :)
> It's hard to believe that this was easier, but I try. :)
> > > > I realize that for the LCL, this will be a rather largish job :-)
> > >
> > > I will rather write a tool than add them manually.
> > I was hoping someone would volunteer :-)
> > For the LCL, writing the tool is probably less work (given the codetools)
> > than adding them manually, so basically, you're just lazy too. This way
> > I don't need to feel too ashamed about myself :)
> Before I can write such a tool I have to understand fpmake, its features, its
> goals and its bugs.
> The single parameter Options is a show stopper for the LCL, because I use often
> flags like -gh plus a few -d flags for the experimental features.
Maybe we should change it to tstrings, and say that there should be one option
per line ? That avoids the hassle of having to parse the Options string for quoted
> > > That's where I looked. Should I copy the SearchFile procedure?
> > Can't you use it instead of copy it ?
> It has no interface.
No comprendo ?
> And btw, I don't understand why it uses:
> if FindFirst(SearchDir+'*',faAnyFile and faDirectory,Info)=0 then
> faAnyFile and faDirectory = faDirectory.
1) it should be or instead of and
2) anyfilemask should be used instead of '*' :-)
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