[fpc-pascal] Testing recent Lazarus with fpc 2.5.1 on x86_64-linux / create fpc-src.rpm

Mattias Gaertner nc-gaertnma at netcologne.de
Sat May 21 15:44:23 CEST 2011

On Sat, 21 May 2011 15:33:04 +0200
Johannes Nohl <johannes.nohl at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello,
> I wanted to test Lazarus (recent snapshot) with fpc 2.5.1 on
> x86_64-linux. Therefore I need to build fpc-XXX.rpm and
> fpc-src-XXX.rpm. I figured out how to bild fpc-XXX.rpm the easy way.
> 1. Download fpcbuild.zip and extract it
> 2. inside root dir do fpcmake -T x86_64-linux
> 3. make rpm NODOCS=1 NOGDB=1
> Works like a charm. Now I need to build a rpm with only the content of
> fpcsrc/packages fpcsrc/rtl. How do you do it? Usually they're called
> something like fpc-src-2.5.1.rpm (not to confuse with
> fpc-2.5.1.src.rpm). They put the units sources to /usr/share/fpcsrc.
> Btw I installing lazarus with 2.5.1 is easy, too. Just
> 1. download a daily snapshot as src.rpm
> 2. install it (without root privileges) like "rpm -i lazarus-XXX.src.rpm"
> 3. change spec file in /usr/src/packages/SPECS/lazarus-XXX.spec to
> look for fpc and fpc-src package equal or greater (change '=' to '>=';
> line 14)
> 4. rebuild rpm like "rpmbuild -bb /usr/src/packages/SPECS/lazarus-XXX.spec"
> You can find changed rpm in /usr/src/packages/RPMS then.
> fpx-src-XXX.rpm is missing! Who can answer my question? Anybody of the
> daily snapshots page here? It shouldn't be different to the process
> for fpc 2.4.2...

Maybe this script gives some clues:


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