[fpc-pascal] *.rst vs *.rsj

Mattias Gaertner nc-gaertnma at netcologne.de
Wed Mar 6 23:09:05 CET 2019

On Wed, 6 Mar 2019 21:09:26 +0000
Graeme Geldenhuys <mailinglists at geldenhuys.co.uk> wrote:

> Hi,
> Somewhere after FPC 2.6.4 the FPC compiler changed to generating JSON
> based *.rsj files for resource strings.
> 1.  What was the benefit of doing that?

AFAIR multilines:

> After all, FPC always prides
> itself in not breaking backward compatibility (Florian and others have
> said that many times), yet now FPC has done just that.

"yet now" <> 3 years ago

> I have quite a
> few tools that work with the *.rst files. They all now need to be
> rewritten for the JSON variant.
> 2.  Is it possible to tell FPC 3.0.4 to rather generate the previous
> *.rst files instead of the default *.rsj?



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