[fpc-pascal] How can I implement "thrice" in Free Pascal?

Andrew Pennebaker andrew.pennebaker at gmail.com
Mon Oct 31 18:29:08 CET 2011

Sven, awesome! Looks like FPC will be getting some exciting features in the
near future.

Jonas, "make install" does, however, overwrite /usr/local/bin/fpc, which is
not a symlink, with an old version during install. Try running fpc -version
halfway and after "make install".


Andrew Pennebaker

On Mon, Oct 31, 2011 at 6:09 AM, Jonas Maebe <jonas.maebe at elis.ugent.be>wrote:

> On 31 Oct 2011, at 08:36, Andrew Pennebaker wrote:
> > I forcibly sudo cp ppc386 /usr/local/bin/fpc, mitigating the issue. Yeah,
> > something in the makefile installation process is definitely moving over
> an
> > older version.
> Create a symlink from /usr/local/bin/ppc386 to
> /usr/local/lib/fpc/2.7.1/ppc386 (or ppcx64 in case you're on x86-64). "fpc"
> searches for a compiler binary in the same directory as where its own
> binary is located. "make install" does not create/overwrite ppcXXX, because
> that changes the default compiler (which is a separate step from installing
> a new version in parallel with another version).
> Jonas
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