[fpc-pascal] Issues with fpc-build-3.0.0

Jonas Maebe jonas.maebe at elis.ugent.be
Fri Jan 29 14:35:02 CET 2016

Tony Whyman wrote on Fri, 29 Jan 2016:

> On 29/01/16 13:17, Michael Van Canneyt wrote:
>> This is as designed.
>> The symlink is only installed with the installsymlink make target  
>> in the compiler directory.
> Why?

Because "make install" is often used to install development versions  
of FPC, and the you don't necessarily want it to change the default  
compiler version at the same time.

> This means that "make install" is effectively broken as the symlink  
> is essential for the compiler to work.

It is not essential, you can always call it explicitly via e.g.  


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