[fpc-pascal] Documentation confusion or error

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Wed May 8 13:58:46 CEST 2019

On Wed, 8 May 2019, Graeme Geldenhuys wrote:

> Hi,
> https://www.freepascal.org/docs-html/rtl/sysutils/longrec.html
> I'm referring to the documentation shown in the URL above. As far as I
> know the fpdoc is sensitive to which platform it is running on (unless
> explicitly told otherwise), and will generate documentation according to
> that platform. Please correct me if I am wrong, but this was my personal
> experience with fpdoc.
> Anyway, as far as I know the FPC documentation is normally generated on
> a Linux system with 64-bit Intel type CPU.
> If so, that means the documentation shown above has the Hi, Lo fields in
> the wrong order. Showing Big Endian instead of Little Endian (what Intel
> desktop CPU's are).

The defines need to be added to the fpdoc command-line.
I will add FPC_LITTLE_ENDIAN to the list of defines.

Can you please create a bugreport so I will not forget ?


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