[fpc-pascal] Can fpc 3.0 release be installed using apt-get on Linux Mint?

Sven Barth pascaldragon at googlemail.com
Mon Dec 7 20:22:56 CET 2015

Am 07.12.2015 20:18 schrieb "Bo Berglund" <bo.berglund at gmail.com>:
> On Mon, 07 Dec 2015 20:10:22 +0100, Bo Berglund
> <bo.berglund at gmail.com> wrote:
> >So is there a release 3.0 version available for Linux Mint 17 via
> >apt-get?
> >And if so what would be the correct command to get it?
> I tried this:
> sudo apt-get install fpc lazarus
> It gathered info for a while, then asked if I wanted to continue.
> When I looked at all the stuff it had printed on screen I found it was
> about to install fpc compiler 2.6.2 and lazarus 1.0.10!!!!
> So I aborted.
> Is it so bad that new releases are no longer posted with current Linux
> distributions?

The distro packages are not provided by us, but by the distributions
themselves and if there's no maintainer for the packages won't be updated
to newer releases...

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