[fpc-pascal] Error: Duplicate identifier "FarPointer"

Marco van de Voort marcov at stack.nl
Wed May 15 20:50:19 CEST 2013

In our previous episode, waldo kitty said:
> > Makefile:2704: *** The only supported starting compiler version is 2.6.2. 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.
> >
> > So I'm usgin only "make clean all" and after "sudo make install PREFIX=/usr".
> what about the second sentence of that error message?
>     "You are trying to build with 2.7.1."
> that's the problem... you have to build it with 2.6.2...

Personally,  I think mentioning OVERRIDEVERSIONCHECK is the problem.
Whatever you write as text, people will only read that.

The message should refer to a boringly long FAQ item, with the mention of
overrideversioncheck only mentioned inline in text in the last line.

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