[fpc-pascal] installing cross fpc in parallel to systems fpc

Marc Santhoff M.Santhoff at web.de
Fri Nov 10 18:58:54 CET 2017

On Fr, 2017-11-10 at 18:22 +0100, Karoly Balogh (Charlie/SGR) wrote:
> Hi,
> On Fri, 10 Nov 2017, Marc Santhoff wrote:
> > What is that, is ppc used for bootstrapping the cross compiler
> > regardless of any other fpc maybe installed?
> Yes. First that ppc gets built with the "other FPC" installed. Or you can
> specify a startup compiler explicitly with FPC= argument to the make. It
> doesn't even need the rtl or anything, just the "ppcXXX" native compiler.
> During the first round it builds this new native compiler + rtl which will
> be used to bootstrap the actual crosscompiler then.

Ok. So I have a newer compiler for the base system built on the fly,


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