[fpc-pascal] The new Delphi 2010 RTTI

Sven Barth pascaldragon at googlemail.com
Fri Dec 24 15:31:50 CET 2010

Am 23.12.2010 16:20, schrieb alexvins at mail.ru:
> 23.12.2010 17:52, Marco van de Voort пишет:
>> In our previous episode, alexvins at mail.ru said:
>>>> Therefore, until the time someone finds a cross-platform way to
>>>> implement packages, I see no reason not to start on RTTI. They can
>>>> perfectly be implented independently
>>>> or even in parallel.
>>> Wine has ability to load windows libraries on linux.
>> .. into windows programs.
>>> This technology could be used to implement cross-platform packages.
>> Yes, run the FPC/win32 binary in Wine :-)
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> I`ve heard that some cross-platform projects use this to build
> cross-platform plug-ins.

Yeah... and only works on i386- and x86_64-linux.

Runtime packages will come sooner or later, maybe not this year (ok... 
that's hard to beat ^^) and maybe not next year. But when they come 
they'll be implemented in a good cross platform way without such hackish 
approaches like requiring Wine or some other big dependencies.


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