[fpc-pascal] systemh.inc(117, 16) Error: Duplicate identifier "FarPointer"

Sven Barth pascaldragon at googlemail.com
Wed May 8 23:50:25 CEST 2013

On 08.05.2013 22:27, waldo kitty wrote:
> On 5/8/2013 12:22, Mark Morgan Lloyd wrote:
>> waldo kitty wrote:
>>>>> You are trying to build with 2.7.1. If you are absolutely sure that
>>>>> the
>>>>> current compiler is built from the exact same version/revision, you
>>>>> can try
>>>>> to use OVERRIDEVERSIONCHECK=1 to override . Stop.
>>> perhaps the message is too long and too informative? maybe something
>>> like a
>>> bikini (short and to the point) would be better?
>>> eg : Makefile:2704: *** WRONG COMPILER VERSION (2.7.1)! You MUST use
>>> 2.6.0 to
>>> compile with. Other compiler versions are not supported! (You might try
>>> "OVERRIDEVERSIONCHECK=1" but NO SUPPORT is given for this if it fails!)
>> I'd suggest that anything like that would be counterproductive, since
>> it implies
>> that prompt support will be given for things that are even dumber-
>> like trying
>> to compile FPC using Delphi :-)
> ok... so then, "but NO SUPPORT is given OVERRIDEVERSIONCHECK usage!)"
> i'm guessing that last section is what you were looking at as giving an
> implication? frankly, it took me several minutes to come up with that
> and i thought it pretty clear and to the point about the wrong compiler
> version... i also wanted to retain the part about OVERRIDEVERSIONCHECK
> but make it clear that no support would be given for its use...
> i did even have "2.6.0 or 2.6.2" but decided that was not good even
> though it may be supported...

2.6.0 is currently only supported for now. It might be removed sooner or 


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