[fpc-pascal] Re: How to use fpcmake

Guillermo Martínez Jiménez gmjimen at burdjia.com
Thu Apr 16 19:40:55 CEST 2009

> From: Graeme Geldenhuys
> Hi Guillermo,
> I struggled with it as well. Henry Vermaak then created an example for
> me and showed how to use it. The example he did was for the fpGUI
> Toolkit project.
>    Usage:
>      - Compile fpmake.pas as follows:
>             fpc fpmake.pas
>      - To find out more about what fpmake can do and see some help
>             fpmake --help
>      - Build and install fpGUI
>             fpmake install
>        Note that if you installed FPC in a non-standard location on you
>        system you need to tell fpmake which compiler and units to use. The
>        following is all in one line:
>             fpmake.exe -r c:\fpc\2.2.3\bin\i386-win32\ppc386.exe
>                -UG c:\fpc\2.2.3\units\i386-win32
>          or
>             ./fpmake -v build -UG /opt/fpc/lib/fpc/2.2.3/units/i386-linux/
> To view the actual fpmake.pas file, you can check-out fpGUI from
> SourceForge, or view the specific file via the following url.
> http://fpgui.git.sourceforge.net/git/gitweb.cgi?p=fpgui;a=blob;f=src/fpmake.pas;h=80e0be3d69132ae12b2c4c970fe29e14c500cb14;hb=67f8fcc69fec98c12d2dac11980ed97d12d380c6
> If you have problems with the full URL, you can also use this one:
>    http://tinyurl.com/ce8s52
> I have not read the documentation of fpmake for some time, but when I
> did, it was not clear as to how to compile and use it. I'll download a
> new copy of the documentation to see if things are improved - and
> contribute some "newbie" help if nothing has changed.
> Regards,
>  - Graeme -

Actually I was asking for fpCmake...

Anyway, I'll test your suggestion.  Thanks.

Guillermo "Ñuño" Martínez.

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