[fpc-pascal] make fpc
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Mon Nov 22 17:48:01 CET 2010
On Mon, Nov 22, 2010 at 1:48 AM, Jonas Maebe <jonas.maebe at elis.ugent.be> wrote:
> On 21 Nov 2010, at 19:03, Brian Winfrey wrote:
>> What version should fpc display (Revision: 16393).
>> When I get latest and make /usr/bin/fpc is at version 2.4.2.
>> fpc -vut dummy.pas
>> Compiler: /usr/lib/fpc/2.4.2/ppc386
>> Using executable path: /usr/lib/fpc/2.4.2/
>> Using unit path: /usr/lib/fpc/2.4.2/units/i386-linux/rtl/
>> The output indicates that 2.4.3 directories are created and 2.4.3
>> compiler is used.
>> I run
>> make clean build && make install INSTALL_PREFIX="/usr"
> There are two separate things: the installed FPC versions, and the default
> FPC version. The default FPC version is determined by the symbolic links
> /usr/bin/ppc386, /usr/bin/ppcx64 etc (or /usr/local/bin/ppc386 etc on
> non-Linux). A "make install" will add a new FPC version, but it does not
> make it the default. If you want to do that, change the symlinks to point to
> the new compiler version. The "fpc" utility is only a wrapper that calls
> through to ppc386/ppcx64/... and has no version itself.
> fpc-pascal maillist - fpc-pascal at lists.freepascal.org
I thought there was a sym link involved, but I mis-remembered it being
fpc. That clears it up thanks.
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