[fpc-pascal] FPC run (run program after compile)

Mattias Gaertner nc-gaertnma at netcologne.de
Mon Jan 16 21:35:03 CET 2017

On Mon, 16 Jan 2017 13:15:40 -0700
"Lars" <noreply at z505.com> wrote:

> Does instantfpc make it mandatory that you put this at the top of every
> source file:
> > #!/usr/local/bin/fpc.d/3.0.0/instantfpc --set-cache=./  

That's only needed if you want to run the Pascal file directly:


> fpcrun would not require this as it just compiles normally...
> However making fpcrun.exe (trivial) would duplicate what instantfpc
> already kind of sort of does, so I do not want fpc to ship two executables
> that do the same thing (or similar)...

fpc has a much slower startup time than instantfpc.
That's why instantfpc is good for running Pascal scripts.


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