[Pkg-pascal-devel] Debugging FPC build issue on m68k

John Paul Adrian Glaubitz glaubitz at physik.fu-berlin.de
Thu Aug 20 15:30:36 BST 2020

On 8/20/20 4:01 PM, Karoly Balogh (Charlie/SGR) wrote:
>>> If this also crashes, then I have to dig deeper to identify the problem,
>>> because 3.2.x will be with us for a while, and I'd like it to be built for
>>> Debian-m68k.
>> It still fails with:
>> numlib/units/m68k-linux/spe.s: Assembler messages:
>> numlib/units/m68k-linux/spe.s:1751: Error: cannot create floating-point number
>> spe.pas(1793) Error: Error while assembling exitcode 1
>> spe.pas(1793) Fatal: There were 2 errors compiling module, stopping
>> Fatal: Compilation aborted
> Can you send me that spe.s file which fails to compile?

See attached.

> Also, which version of binutils is used? As this error comes from binutils (as), and
> not FPC itself, of course it could be that the generated assembly is
> broken at that line. I have a local build of (cross-)binutils 2.27, which
> I was using for testing. Maybe I should try with a newer one.

That's binutils 2.35 from Debian. 2.27 is indeed a bit old, yes.


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