[fpc-pascal] FPC 3.0.2rc1 available

Marco van de Voort marcov at stack.nl
Mon Dec 26 18:47:26 CET 2016


Finally, as a Christmas present, we have placed the first release candidate
of the Free Pascal Compiler version 3.0.2 on our ftp servers.

You can help improve the upcoming 3.0.2 release by downloading and
testing this release. If you want you can report what you have done here:
http://wiki.freepascal.org/Testers_3.0.2 or in the maillist.

Changes that may break backwards compatibility will be documented at:

Due to a long gestation, the packages are synchronized up to about may 2016.

Downloads are available at the main FTP server and



The Free Pascal Compiler Team

                            Free Pascal Compiler

                                Version 3.0.2

                              What's New in 3.0.2

Free Pascal 3.0.2 is a point release of the 3.0.x fixes branch.

Please also see http://wiki.freepascal.org/User_Changes_3.0.2 for a list
of changes that may affect the behaviour of previously working code, and
how to cope with these changes.

Some highlights are:

  * the bug in currency arithmetic has been fixed.

  * TRect, TPoint and similar types are now type compatible between
    Types and Windows unit, and are now advanced records. 

  * googleapi and fcl-pdf packages.
  * fcl-db and web packages synchronized 
  * unicode tables updated.

See http://bugs.freepascal.org/changelog_page.php for the list of reported
bugs which have been fixed in this release.

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