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

Andrew Pennebaker andrew.pennebaker at gmail.com
Mon Oct 31 18:58:21 CET 2011

Jonas: Thanks, I'll use fpc -iV from now on.

But "make install" still puts an fpc binary in /usr/local/bin that reports
"2.7.1" and then overwrites *something* so that a second fpc call reports


Andrew Pennebaker

On Mon, Oct 31, 2011 at 1:36 PM, Jonas Maebe <jonas.maebe at elis.ugent.be>wrote:

> On 31 Oct 2011, at 18:29, Andrew Pennebaker wrote:
> > 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".
> The "fpc" binary does not have a version number. It reports the version
> number of the compiler binary that it finds.
> Jonas
> PS: "-version" does not mean "print the version". It means enable the e,
> r, s, i, o and n verbosity switches (but your /etc/fpc.cfg probably
> contains the -l switch, and the logo includes the version number). -iV is
> the command line option to make the compiler prints just its
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