Michael Van Canneyt
michael at freepascal.org
Tue Nov 17 15:19:36 CET 2015
On Tue, 17 Nov 2015, Dmitry Boyarintsev wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 17, 2015 at 8:35 AM, Michael Van Canneyt <michael at freepascal.org
>> Because the 'package' idea does not exist in the compiler.
>> It is an informal concept. The formal concept are... namespaces.
> Yep, that's exactly why it's directory based. Due to a practice of
> separating packages into a stand alone directory.
> It's an idea to resolve the issue by using configuration rather than by
> changing the (existing/old) source code.
I fail to see how this will solve the problem that you want to use 2 units
with the same name at the same time, as for the OP.
> Or is it planned to identify a namespace by it's physical location?
> (through another configuration setting?)
Not that I am aware of.
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