[fpc-pascal] CLX is returning to Delphi 2011

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Tue Apr 6 14:39:25 CEST 2010

On Tue, 6 Apr 2010, Marco van de Voort wrote:

> In our previous episode, Michael Van Canneyt said:
>> Well, It is the least work for them.
>> Except that they'll have a HUGE amount of bugs to fix, if you look at the
>> FreeCLX bugtracker on sourceforge :-)
> FreeCLX was afaik based on K1, and K2..K3 followed, and maybe some post K3
> development. I don't think FreeCLX is a good measure for the state of CLX.

FreeCLX = CLX. There is no difference, Borland never gave up
control over it.

>> In each case, the decision for remote debugging is IMHO fatal.
>> I would never want to work like that; it simply is not practical.
> I don't think an all out approach (Kylix like) for multiple platforms etc
> makes sense.
> I think this approach suits the expected target crowd (Delphi users that
> occasionally want to make a crossplatform binary) better.
> People mostly debug the windows app, and only the crossplatform bits
> remotely.r

The GUI is cross-platform, hence there will be bugs in the GUI that pop up
only when run on some platform.


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