[Pkg-pascal-devel] Bug#813452: fpc-3.0 regression in armhf and armel architectures

Paul Gevers elbrus at debian.org
Wed Mar 16 20:07:16 UTC 2016

Hi Abou

On 16-03-16 20:50, Abou Al Montacir wrote:
>> Should somebody (me?) just build and upload?

It is building now on armel¹.

> I did not manage to find time for more testing. The fact that I never
> ran the FPC test suite doesn't help, but it may work from the first attempt.

Uhmm, that is still work in progress, don't look at it too much.

> Any way, as PIC code never worked before in FPC, maybe we should upload
> to testing and see if any issue is reported.

As just written, I'd like to see that it actually helps.

> By the way, this fix opens the door to ship the FPC RTL as a shared
> object and start using it. This of course requires a huge rework for our
> packaging, but I think is a worth the pain goal. What do you think?

Sure, great. But I am afraid that I can't be of much help there. But
yes, the fact that the whole free pascal chain is doing static linking
has been rather annoying.

If I understand correctly, this would solve bug 472304², right?


² https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=472304

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