[fpc-pascal] make: -iVSPTPSOTO: Command not found

Tomas Hajny XHajT03 at hajny.biz
Tue Jan 15 14:14:43 CET 2013

On Tue, January 15, 2013 13:12, Mark Morgan Lloyd wrote:
> Eric Kom wrote:
>> On 15/01/2013 13:50, Mark Morgan Lloyd wrote:
>>> Eric Kom wrote:
>>>> On 15/01/2013 12:48, Mark Morgan Lloyd wrote:
>>>>> Eric Kom wrote:
>>>>>> Good day,
>>>>>> After tried to build the fpcbuild.zip version, by executing the
>>>>>> commad make build or make, I received the following error message:
>>>>>> make: -iVSPTPSOTO: Command not found
>>>>>> Please how can I fix it?
>>>>> You've probably not got a runnable fpc binary.
>>>>> Please remember to tell us what OS etc. you've got with any
>>>>> questions if you want sensible answers.
>>>> am running on debian
>>> Good man. If there's a runnable fpc in your path (this is a shim that
>>> sorts out some extra settings for the ppc binary) and you still have
>>> problems, then try an explicit PP setting e.g.
>> runnable fpc, you mean fpc-2.6.0 installed?
>>> export PP=/usr/local/bin/ppc386
>>> make OPT='-O- -gl -Xs-' all
> I specifically mean a binary called fpc, e.g. /usr/local/bin/fpc (or
> some other path of your choice). Where you got it from is your business.

Well, this last statement is probably worth a slight extension - in
general, the three basic options for getting the starting compiler binary

1) Install the last official release (as already suggested in your
previous statement) - obviously the easiest option if possible for your
particular case.

2) Get a bootstrap compiler binary for your platform (e.g.

3) Cross-compile the compiler binary (if not available from either of the
two previous options) on one of the architectures/platforms supported in
the last release.


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