[fpc-pascal] Handling with sources and exebutables with different names

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Thu May 17 14:43:42 CEST 2012

On Thu, 17 May 2012, luciano de souza wrote:

> hello all,
> I am compiling CGI modules with Freepascal in commandline mode. if I do:
> fpc test.pas
> the result is "test.exe". But the source name needs to be different
> from the executable name. For this reason:
> fpc test.pas -oindex.cgi
> This command should result in index.cgi, placed on the current folder.
> However, this command is ignore and I obtain "test.exe" again.

Hm. This should work correctly.

On linux, it gives the correct output.

I use it on windows too, and it has always worked correctly. 
I use it for fcgi binaries every day.

Try more verbose output, maybe you'll learn something from it.


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