[fpc-pascal] Updated FPC from svn but make does not work..

Mark Morgan Lloyd markMLl.fpc-pascal at telemetry.co.uk
Sun Nov 8 17:18:51 CET 2015

Bo Berglund wrote:
> On Sun, 08 Nov 2015 12:33:38 +0000, Mark Morgan Lloyd
> <markMLl.fpc-pascal at telemetry.co.uk> wrote:
>>>> How am I supposed to update fpc 3.1.1?
>>> You must always start with a released (currently 2.6.4) compiler. That 
>>> is normal.
>>> To do this, you can e.g. make a symlink to the 2.6.4 compiler (name it 
>>> ppcarm-2.6.4) and use that when calling make:
>>> make all PP=ppcarm-2.6.4
>> Except that that won't work on the RPi, where you need to start off with 
>> a specially-built compiler.
> I think my 2.6.4 is OK because I got it as follows (from my notes):
> wget
> http://sourceforge.net/projects/freepascal/files/Linux/2.6.4/fpc-2.6.4.arm-linux.tar
> tar xvf fpc-2.6.4.arm-linux.tar
> cd fpc-2.6.4.arm-linux
> ./install.sh  (Reply /usr/local to the first question)

I thought we'd already been through this loop once? You need a custom 
binary tailored for the RPi.

Mark Morgan Lloyd
markMLl .AT. telemetry.co .DOT. uk

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