[fpc-pascal] Re: differences between .pp and .pas files

silvioprog silvioprog at gmail.com
Mon Feb 25 08:31:42 CET 2013


2013/2/25 Reinier Olislagers <reinierolislagers at gmail.com>

> On 25-2-2013 6:34, Eric Kom wrote:
> > Good day,
> >
> > Please what is a difference between .pp and .pas files extension?
>
> As Ralf said: 2 letters. I have the idea .pp was used in the past to
> differentiate from other Pascal compilers, while .pas is used more
> commonly now.
>
> Groete,
> Reinier


... and, .pas is commonly found code of units (e.g.: yeahbaby.pas -> unit
yeahbaby;); .pp is commonly found code that generates the executable (e.g.:
ohgod.pp -> program ohgod;).

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