[fpc-pascal] Delphi for Linux is out

Florian Klämpfl florian at freepascal.org
Thu Mar 23 19:30:36 CET 2017

Am 23.03.2017 um 19:11 schrieb Sven Barth via fpc-pascal:
> On 23.03.2017 18:35, Florian Klämpfl wrote:
>> Am 23.03.2017 um 16:47 schrieb Mattias Gaertner:
>>> On Thu, 23 Mar 2017 16:08:20 +0100 (CET)
>>> Michael Van Canneyt <michael at freepascal.org> wrote:
>>>> [...]
>>>>> When did FPC start to run on Linux? 1999?  
>>>> I got the first "hello world" around 1995-1996, I think, 
>>>> together with Mark May. (if memory serves well)
>>> Well, Delphi didn't start with a "Hello World". So that would be a
>>> little unfair as comparison.
>>> What about the time when FPC was able to compile itself?
>> 9th august 1996 :)
>> Mail from Michael:
> [...]
>>> I think we should synchronise our versions of the compiler. I've put a list
>>> of changes at the end of this mail, so you can update your sources.
>>> before you release the next version of the compiler, I think it would be
>>> nice if you send me the sources, so I can try to compile them under Linux.
>>> This way we can always keep the DOS and Linux version synchronised.
> I take it this was before a version control system was used? :P

Yes, we started to use cvs end of November 1997.

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