[fpc-pascal] FPC development guiding.

PopolonY2K popolony2k at popolony2k.com.br
Tue May 5 09:12:24 CEST 2020

Thanks a lot by your response and suggestions.

I'll subscribe fpc-devel list.


Em 5 de maio de 2020 03:51:23 BRT, Tomas Hajny <XHajT03 at hajny.biz> escreveu:
>On 2020-05-04 20:30, popolony2k at popolony2k.com.br wrote:
>Hi PopolonY2k,
>  .
>  .
>> One week ago I received some good news from MSX community, that FPC 
>> team
>> is working on Z80 support to FPC (https://wiki.freepascal.org/Z80)
>> I
>> already built this version (I faced some problems to build but is
>> something that I could help too).
>> The reason why I entered this forum is because I'm very interested
>> excited to help FPC team to improve Z80 support and even adding
>> to MSX computers, because I have a big library made to be compatible
>> with Turbo Pascal 3.0 for (CP/M80 and MSXDOS) and this library has a
>> very complete support to several technologies related to MSX
>> (specific crt and conio support, memory mapped management system, 
>> DiskIO
>> functions, IDE devices support, graphics support (soon) and so on).
>> I would like to know, what are the steps I need to follow to start
>> contributing with FPC team, (things like about coding style, code
>> patterns) and all necessary documentation to stay tunned with other
>> teams members direction.
>I'm not directly involved in the Z80 port, but I can provide some 
>general information at least. I assume that you already know our bug 
>tracker and you clearly know at least one of our mailing lists. :-)
>one (fpc-pascal) is primarily intended as help for FPC users who need
>discuss how certain things might be done with FPC, etc. The mailing
>fpc-devel is meant for discussing topics related to further development
>of FPC and thus probably more appropriate for most topics related to
>new port.
>BTW, please be patient when sending your first e-mail to a newly 
>subscribed list, it usually takes at least several hours to get
>but don't worry, all the following ones should be processed
>Regarding coding style - apart from looking at the sources, you can
>some guidelines in the Wiki - https://wiki.freepascal.org/Coding_style.
>If you want to contribute to the new port and/or its RTL, the general 
>solution is using our bug tracker. There might be some other options 
>(e.g. providing patches on Github), but the bug tracker is the general 
>fpc-pascal maillist  -  fpc-pascal at lists.freepascal.org

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