[fpc-pascal] uses myunit in '../src/myunit.pas' ?

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Tue Feb 14 20:49:17 CET 2017

On Tue, 14 Feb 2017, fredvs wrote:

>>> I hope that I will not annoy you anymore (but where to ask then).
>> On the contrary; I found it quite amusing. ;)
> Yep, thanks Tim, I feel better now, I will continue to amuse you (and
> Michael too, see follow) ;-)
>> ... embarking on a mission to request a compiler extension. No more, no
>> less.
> Yes and that mission is to adapt that un-liked "in" for something more
> needed.
> I propose this:
> uses myunit in '../src/myunit.pas';  => like now, do not touch anything at
> compiler.
> uses myunit in '../src/';  => when no filename is defined but only a
> directory, add this directory in search-path like it was -Fumyunit and
> threat myunit like other units without "in".

Please simply use "{$unitpath }" or use a lazarus project or fpc.

If anything, I would like to see "in 'xyz';" removed from the compiler.
Definitely not expanded.


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