[fpc-pascal] Best start point for adding new FPC target
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Wed Jan 29 14:10:32 CET 2020
Karoly Balogh (Charlie/SGR) <charlie at scenergy.dfmk.hu> schrieb am Mi., 29.
Jan. 2020, 01:22:
> However, you need to add the new target it to the build system, and the
> compiler, which is quite complicated, as a system ID and various
> properties have to be added to quite a few places (compiler,
> /systems/t_bsd.pas, systems.pas, ppudump, FPMake and FPCMake, then
> regenerate all the Makefiles...) So it's quite an undertaking, not really
> feasible for submitting a simple patch. However, if you want I can assist
> in that part, so you can just iterate on the RTL, by having a working
> compiler already.
As a little anecdote: submitting a patch for a new target was exactly how I
have started (and it was a completely new target, so more changes), so I
wouldn't say that this isn't feasible for a patch ;) (
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