[fpc-pascal] InstantFPC and argv

Tomas Hajny XHajT03 at hajny.biz
Sat May 5 14:07:01 CEST 2012

On Fri, May 4, 2012 21:58, Marco van de Voort wrote:
> In our previous episode, Tomas Hajny said:
>> 1) Find the first alphabetic character after the first line (which is
>> already processed/skipped by InstantFPC anyway) while ignoring all
>> whitespaces and possible comments (in all allowed formats, i.e.
>> including
>> (* *) ) - the only small complexity here are nested comments, but even
>> that is not so difficult to handle.
>> 2) If there is the 'program' keyword, find the semicolon and continue
>> searching for the next alphabetic character while still ignoring
>> comments
>> and whitespaces (to skip possible global compiler directives).
>> 3) Write down 'const InstantFPCScriptName = ...;' + LineEnding
>> immediately
>> before the found alphabetic character (there should be no need to parse
>> it).
> Will cause some "misplaced global compiler switch" if after the program
> came
> an {$mode originally.

I don't think so. That's why I suggested skipping all comments in point 1
(before 'program') and also point 2 (after 'program' but before anything
else) above and also mentioned global compiler directives explicitly
($mode is obviously one of them).


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