[fpc-pascal] Different idea

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Wed Aug 19 10:52:21 CEST 2015

On Wed, 19 Aug 2015, Mark Morgan Lloyd wrote:

> Michael Schnell wrote:
>> On 08/18/2015 10:03 PM, Chris Moody wrote:
>>> Having issues getting cross compiling to work, so here's another idea:
>>> What files would I need to move from Lazarus on my computer to the Pi, so 
>>> it will be able to find all of the libraries? Or perhaps even better, how 
>>> can I get the command Lazarus sends to FPC from my computer so I can issue 
>>> it on the Pi?
>> On a headless ARM system that hence can't run Lazarus, I completely did and 
>> tested the application on a Linux PC, with everything that is not available 
>> on the target (in that case among other stuff everything GUI related 
>> including timers) in a "simulation" unit that provides Stimuli and Debug 
>> outputs is appropriate classes. That can nicely be done in a completely 
>> Object oriented way using Events (callbacks), properties and functions.
> A (physically) headless system can run Lazarus etc. without any problems, 
> provided that you can login using X11 (XDMCP), VNC, or SSH. Obviously 
> appropriate underlying libraries are needed (gtk2 or whatever), but apart 
> from that the only caveat is that building Lazarus or programs of any 
> significant size tends to be memory-intensive- but generally within the scope 
> of an Rpi.

I use lazbuild succesfully on a machine without any X library installed.
Works perfectly for automated final builds of website software.


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