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

Mark Morgan Lloyd markMLl.fpc-pascal at telemetry.co.uk
Tue Feb 26 11:43:01 CET 2013

Graeme Geldenhuys wrote:
> On 2013-02-25 23:51, Joao Morais wrote:
>> find -type f -executable
> I know that, but I use Midnight Commander for all my file management
> needs. 99% of the times it is much easier to enter my search criteria in
> MC - executables being the exception (or I haven't figured out how to do
> it yet in MC).

It's a bit incredible that MC can't do this, since it was pretty much 
written for unix.

> I know that too, but I wanted something to distinguish between a Linux,
> FreeBSD and Windows executable all lying in the same directory. Before,
> I used .exe for Windows, and .elf for Linux. But now that I use FreeBSD
> too, .elf doesn't distinguish between Linux and FreeBSD.

With the caveat also that ELF doesn't distinguish between different 
variants of the same processor and so on. I'm sure you knew that, but 
some people are wondering if significant surgery is called for.

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

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