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

waldo kitty wkitty42 at windstream.net
Thu May 9 00:00:34 CEST 2013

On 5/8/2013 17:50, Sven Barth wrote:
> 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 later.

earlier in the thread someone posted that 2.6.2 could be used... that's why i 
thought to maybe include that and then rejected due to the phrasing used ("will 

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