[fpc-pascal] no fpc.exe file after installation

Graeme Geldenhuys mailinglists at geldenhuys.co.uk
Wed Oct 11 12:49:59 CEST 2017

On 2017-10-11 10:59, Marco van de Voort wrote:
> The order of things is roughly
 > ....snip...

Wow, that sounds very labour intensive.

The Joel Test: 12 Steps to better code

Take note of Step 2. ;-)

I take it your FreeBSD steps are not automated at all. Any reason why? 
To much effort because releases are only once per year, or have you 
tried but couldn't get it fully working?  Just curious - not criticising.

In a previous company I worked for, I had four A4 pages of steps to 
follow to make builds and release ISO's. It took me almost the whole 
day. To make matters worse, we had releases every 3-4 months. Eventually 
I got irritated enough and managed to automate the whole process using 
scripts and clever custom-written tools. The effort was well worth it in 
the end (though challenging), and now anybody could create builds and 
release ISO's with a push of a button.

> Currently For FreeBSD I have 4 virtual box VMs (10+11 x86 + x86_64), for each:

A bit off topic... Do you use FreeBSD 11 for anything other than the 
build VM's? If so, is v11 worth the upgrade. I've got a super stable 
workstation running FreeBSD 10.3 and contemplating if I should upgrade 
to FreeBSD 11. I don't want to rock the boat for no real benefit. 
Unfortunately I also can't do the usual (super easy) OS upgrade command, 
because I need to reformat my boot/root SSD drive so I can fix the block 
size issue (512B vs 4096B issue).


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