[fpc-pascal] Resource compilation

Sven Barth pascaldragon at googlemail.com
Wed Oct 11 11:24:05 CEST 2017

Am 11.10.2017 08:11 schrieb "Martok" <listbox at martoks-place.de>:
> Am 25.09.2017 um 14:24 schrieb Sven Barth via fpc-pascal:
> > The RC language itself isn't *that* difficult. Main difficulty would be
> > essentially implement a C-preprocessor-compatible preprocessor.
> As I have just discovered, the installer provides a (rather antique) gcc
> Windows and depends on build-essential on (all?) *nix platforms, so we
> even need to do that - piping through "gcc -E -xc" should be all we need.
> That just leaves a reader for fcl-res.

The point of our own resource compiler would be to avoid external
dependencies. While me might ship with a gcc on Windows I nevertheless
consider it as an external dependency and thus a preprocessor written in
Pascal would be preferred.

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