[fpc-pascal] FPC + fpGUI + Raspberry Pi = fantastic

Mark Morgan Lloyd markMLl.fpc-pascal at telemetry.co.uk
Thu Sep 13 18:19:00 CEST 2012

Graeme Geldenhuys wrote:
> Hi,
> I received my Raspberry Pi today, and had a bit of a play. I'm using the 
> Debian 6 OS with my Pi. I downloaded the FPC+fpGUI ARM archive (only a 
> 3.5MB download), packaged by Paul Breneman.

Nice one.

> All I had to do to get my projects to link successfully, was to install 
> a few missing packages, which were not included with the Debian 6 distro 
> for the Pi.
>   sudo apt-get update
>   sudo apt-get install libX11-dev libXft-dev
> I'll have to speak to somebody to see if they could include it as 
> standard - after all, the Pi is meant for developers to play with. If 
> anybody has contacts, please let me know.

I think I've had to install those on any Debian system I've used for 
development, so for any change you'd be up against the entire Debian 
philosophy. Good luck.

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

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