[fpc-pascal] CLX is returning to Delphi 2011

Marco van de Voort marcov at stack.nl
Tue Apr 6 14:42:13 CEST 2010

In our previous episode, Michael Van Canneyt said:
> > 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.

FreeCLX = CLX v1. The remark was about versioning, not control.
> > 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.

Yes. And that will have to be done using remote debugging. And yes, that is
not the best possible solution. But it is not impossible, I do it nearly
every day with D2009.

But the best possible solution (everything everywhere 100% native) is simply
not realistic from a business perspective.

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