[fpc-pascal] Porting code from Windows D2007, missing Windows functions

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Thu Jul 14 09:52:53 CEST 2016

On Thu, 14 Jul 2016, Bo Berglund wrote:

> OK,
> that was bad news for me because I have included the unit (PasZip from
> Synopse) in order to make possible for my application to write
> zipfiles containing measurement result files. I had a Windows specific
> dll earlier and wanted to switch to multi-platform by using a
> non-operatingsystem dependent method. On Synopse's website they state
> that their code is portable across operating systems and specifically
> mention FPC. So I grabbed PasZip because it encapsulates the zipping
> in one pas unit and an include file.
> I do not see how I can dig down intp PasZip and correct it for
> multi-platform use given my limited knowledge of the innards of
> Delphi/FPC.
> Anyway thanks for pointing this out so I don't waste time trying to
> find a unit to use to solve the problem.
> I have to contact Synopse, even though they seem not so responsive...

In my experience, Synopse contains some very valuable code, but is 
very windows & GUI centric.


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