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

waldo kitty wkitty42 at windstream.net
Wed May 15 21:35:26 CEST 2013

On 5/15/2013 14:50, Marco van de Voort wrote:
> 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.

agreed... i really wanted to leave it out of my previous suggested rewrite of 
the error message but i didn't...

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

agreed^2 :)

Makefile:2704: *** The /only/ supported starting compiler is 2.6.2. You are 
trying to build with 2.7.1. You CANNOT do this! See this FAQ: 


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