[fpc-pascal] text.inc(1955, 20) Error: identifier idents no member "CodePage"

Mark Morgan Lloyd markMLl.fpc-pascal at telemetry.co.uk
Wed Oct 26 17:16:37 CEST 2011

Marcos Douglas wrote:

> Hm... thinking better you're right. You're the man, the real
> developer, so... is boring answer these mails, I know, but I really
> want to help the community! I'm not saying: "Solve my problem!!"  you
> know... I use the stable version. The trunk is for tests and try to
> help the community.

Many of us are in the same position, after all a community is basically 
a group of people doing their best to help each other.

I've raised several code-generation and debugger bugs over the last few 
months, which have been fixed promptly by the developers best-suited. 
/But/ since they're doing it in their own time, it's entirely reasonable 
that the fixes end up in the trunk version since this is what they've 
got on their system: if I wanted them merged back into stable or into 
the next version it's up to me to do it.

If a fix going into trunk rather than into stable forces me to update my 
own sources or to use a bleeding-edge version of Lazarus then that's my 

Mark Morgan Lloyd
markMLl .AT. telemetry.co .DOT. uk

[Opinions above are the author's, not those of his employers or colleagues]

More information about the fpc-pascal mailing list