Re: [fpc-devel] comparing methods

2009-09-10 Thread Peter Vreman
On Thu, 10 Sep 2009 14:25:26 +, Desmond Coertzen patrolliekapt...@gmail.com wrote: I have done some horrible code where I needed to know the following: If TSomeProc = procedure(), then is it easy to determine or set entry vector of ThatProc: TSomeProc by stating ThatProc :=

Re: [fpc-devel] Problems using a new ld-version

2009-05-19 Thread Peter Vreman
In our previous episode, Joost van der Sluis said: way. The warning was added because you seldom want to append your own linker script to the default one. However, I don't know whether it's intentional or not that FPC does not override ld's default internal linker script, so I'm not

Re: [fpc-devel] Problems using a new ld-version

2009-05-19 Thread Peter Vreman
The linker scripts without the full SECTIONS details are only used to reduce the length and complexity of the commandline. This is about the linker scripts /with/ SECTIONS details. That's what the warning is about: there are SECTIONS details in a file not specified via -T, and therefore

Re: [fpc-devel] String cases development

2009-05-05 Thread Peter Vreman
Op Tue, 5 May 2009, schreef Michael V. Denisenko: A question appeared when I tried to find a method of generating case-expression just once, not for every comparison. Is it optimal to try to add for every case-structure (and do...while, by the way) a temporary variable where we may hold

Re: [fpc-devel] 'fpmake install' should do what?

2008-12-05 Thread Peter Vreman
On Thu, Dec 4, 2008 at 6:02 PM, Peter Vreman [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: To see what fpmake does add --verbose or --debug. ah, the -v option showed where the files were copied to... Needless to say, the wrong location, as shown below. - $ ./fpmake install -v

Re: [fpc-devel] 'fpmake install' should do what?

2008-12-04 Thread Peter Vreman
Hi, While trying to only recompile and install the 'fcl-fpcunit' directory, I played around with the fpmake build system. I'm using FPC 2.2.3. My directory layout is as follows: /opt/fpc_2.2.3/ ^ install location for: make install INSTALL_PREFIX=/opt/fpc_2.2.3

Re: [fpc-devel] an observation about GetMem

2008-09-08 Thread Peter Vreman
On Sat, Sep 06, 2008 at 11:25:19AM +0100, Jonas Maebe wrote: On 05 Sep 2008, at 17:25, Peter Popov wrote: In FPC it is done by design. If 0 bytes are asked we allocate at least the minimum alignment to get a valid pointer. This is done for compatibility with TP7.0 that returns the value of

Re: [fpc-devel] an observation about GetMem

2008-09-05 Thread Peter Vreman
Peter Popov wrote: Well, if it points to something, then there is space, isn't it? Unless it is clearly mentioned in the documentation that GetMem(p,0) results in You get a pointer to some place where you may store 0 bytes, so nothing :-). This can be useful because otherwise you may think

Re: [fpc-devel] Re: FPC unit symbol checksum woes

2008-09-03 Thread Peter Vreman
While compiling a large Macintosh Pascal project with FPC, I am running into a number of problems, which I suspect are related: 1. After a clean, the full build succeeds 2. Ater a successive build (without a clean or source changes) several units are recompiled, until the compiler

Re: [fpc-devel] Incompatible Types: got untyped expected procedure variable type of procedure(Pointer);Register

2008-07-17 Thread Peter Vreman
Yes but this has got nothing to do with original poster's problem :-). Sean (the original poster) is my coworker, so his problem and mine are one and the same. ;-) I'm having a little trouble parsing your responses though, so to clarify: In Delphi, the following code works:

Re: [fpc-devel] The usage of Include() doesn't work any more in 2.3.1

2008-07-16 Thread Peter Vreman
On Wed, Jul 16, 2008 at 9:40 AM, Daniël Mantione [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I think there can be two visions here: - Include is not a real procedure, so this internal implementation detail should be hidden and this can/should be allowed; the compiler internally should convert it into

Re: [fpc-devel] 32 and 64 bit fpc.cfg file

2008-06-25 Thread Peter Vreman
Joost van der Sluis wrote: Hi all, On Fedora 64-bit libraries are installed in /usr/lib64 and 32 bit libraries are in /usr/lib. The fedora fpc-packages also use these directories. The fpc.cfg file contains the following: # 32-bits -Fu/usr/lib/fpc/$fpcversion/units/$fpctarget

Re: [fpc-devel] Need patch for bugs : 0011503 / 0009472

2008-06-22 Thread Peter Vreman
The behaviour you are counting on is a side effect of an optimisation, not a behaviour by design. Oh, btw: fpc 2.2.2rc1 behaves with -O2 like delphi :) Without -O2 like 2.2.0 :) Add: I just realized that Peter implemented this some time ago in a in most cases (!) delphi compatible

Re: [fpc-devel] Need patch for bugs : 0011503 / 0009472

2008-06-22 Thread Peter Vreman
Boian Mitov wrote: I mean -O2 probably affects number of optimizations. I just hope there will be switches for turning off specific optimizations selectively. Please use a separate thread for new questions. See the -O switch help in 'fpc -h' how to turn on/off optimizations. Peter

Re: [fpc-devel] Need patch for bugs : 0011503 / 0009472

2008-06-20 Thread Peter Vreman
The behaviour you are counting on is a side effect of an optimisation, not a behaviour by design. Oh, btw: fpc 2.2.2rc1 behaves with -O2 like delphi :) Without -O2 like 2.2.0 :) Add: I just realized that Peter implemented this some time ago in a in most cases (!) delphi compatible

Re: [fpc-devel] The status of fpmake ?

2008-05-21 Thread Peter Vreman
Peter Vreman wrote: [EMAIL PROTECTED]:dialer$ fppkg build The FPC Package tool encountered the following error: Could not find package rtl run 'fppkg build --debug' to get more information where it is looking for files. I tried to do the same now that I have fpmake.pas compiled. So I

Re: [fpc-devel] The status of fpmake ?

2008-05-21 Thread Peter Vreman
Peter Vreman wrote: If you don't have fpc installed in the default locations /usr/[local/]lib/fpc/version you need to set FPCDIR. There is no other way to detect the location. I have it install in /opt/fpc/ See below for details... The /etc/fpc.cfg and ~/.fpc.cfg are for the standalone

Re: [fpc-devel] symify.pp broken

2008-04-06 Thread Peter Vreman
Robert Riebisch wrote: So I built http://community.freepascal.org:1/docs-html/user/userse57.html for the go32v2 target. That's the result: Runtime error 255 at $20AC $20AC of ?·? $20B8 of ?·? $20C9 of ?·? $2098 of ?·? Looks like the lineinfo unit is

Re: [fpc-devel] symify.pp broken

2008-04-03 Thread Peter Vreman
Hi! As ugdbdos.zip\examples\gdbint\symify.pp is still broken and doesn't fully suite my needs, I'd like to rewrite some parts with focus on DOS, but I want to be sure, that this new version will be included with PP later. So do you have any advises for a fresh contributor? FPC includes the

Re: [fpc-devel] AllocMem(0)nil

2008-03-25 Thread Peter Vreman
Hi. I discovered some Delphi incompatibility. Call AllocMem(0) do not return nil. Fpc from svn. In SysGetMem are some comments about it: if size=0 then { we always need to allocate something, using heapend is not possible, because heappend can be changed by growheap (PFV) }

Re: [fpc-devel] new linker for gnu binutils

2008-03-24 Thread Peter Vreman
ik wrote: Hi, It seems that there is a new linker that arrive with gnu bintuls, that some claims to be faster. http://sourceware.org/ml/binutils/2008-03/msg00162.html I don't think we will support it soon. It is still beta and x86-linux only. I also doubt that it supports faster

Re: [fpc-devel] misleading error msg in fpc 2.2.0

2008-02-04 Thread Peter Vreman
Giuliano Colla wrote: While porting Delphi CLX library to fpc/Lazarus, I mixed up things, and I tried to override an ancestor method which is static in CLX, because I remembered it to be virtual in Lazarus. So far so good, but it took me some time to sort out the problem, because the

Re: [fpc-devel] more descriptive parameter names for C translated headers

2008-02-02 Thread Peter Vreman
Graeme Geldenhuys wrote: Hi, I use the xlib.pp unit a lot. As far as I understand it and many others like it was created with a automated tool. As I use the functions, I thought I could start changing the para1, para2... to more descriptive parameter names. This makes it much easier to code

Re: [fpc-devel] Re: Fpc Target directory function

2008-01-30 Thread Peter Vreman
{$I %FPCTARGETCPU%}+'-'+{$I %FPCTARGETOS%}; is the most ugliest crap I've seen in Pascal code, which is why I made the FpcTargetDir function. FpcTargetDir is simply cleaner and more elegant. And there is no generic rule that says that you need to encode TargetDir like cpu-os for every

Re: [fpc-devel] Corrected test and patch

2008-01-29 Thread Peter Vreman
Sergei Gorelkin wrote: Sergei Gorelkin wrote: I'll be digging further in. Here goes. I modified the test so that it fails reliably, and patched the compiler so that is doesn't fail again. It was a bit tricky to get a string with refcount=1 without telling the compiler to take its address.

Re: [fpc-devel] ICE when compiling a 3-line program

2008-01-28 Thread Peter Vreman
On Jan 28, 2008 6:00 PM, Sergei Gorelkin [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Joost van der Sluis wrote: I've compiled your program and it gives a nice error-message about a missing 'begin'. I also used fpc version 2.2.0, and that also works. (i386-linux and x86_64-linux) So was there also

Re: [fpc-devel] Fpc Target directory function

2008-01-27 Thread Peter Vreman
Does a function like this exist: function FpcTargetDir: string; begin result:= {$I %FPCTARGETCPU%}+'-'+{$I %FPCTARGETOS%}; end; Above works for my needs, just wonder if something already exists in RTL or if it should be added for convenience. It doesn't exists and i don't see a reason

Re: [fpc-devel] Haiku and IDE support in the BeOS port

2008-01-23 Thread Peter Vreman
Hi, Here are some patchs to improve the BeOS port of Freepascal. - HaikuFix.diff : patch to enable a full build of Freepascal under Haiku. bcopy seems to behave differently under BeOS and Haiku when searching for include file in the compiler. So, i propose to use the internal functions

Re: [fpc-devel] One more issue with string function results (hopefully, the last)

2008-01-22 Thread Peter Vreman
Hello, Ran into it while compiling Lazarus. It appears that, while many sophisticated checks are done in tcallnode.maybe_create_funcret_node, the obvious case when function result destination is one of the function's arguments, is not checked. To be honest, I noticed that earlier for the

Re: [fpc-devel] One more issue with string function results (hopefully, the last)

2008-01-22 Thread Peter Vreman
Hello, Ran into it while compiling Lazarus. It appears that, while many sophisticated checks are done in tcallnode.maybe_create_funcret_node, the obvious case when function result destination is one of the function's arguments, is not checked. To be honest, I noticed that earlier for the

Re: [fpc-devel] New -Xg option in the last 9778 revision

2008-01-21 Thread Peter Vreman
2) asymmetrical (-Xs -g turns off stripping, but -g -Xs does not turn off debug information ... Do / should the order the options are given in matter ? IMHO this can be the source of major confusion. The Lazarus GUI uses check boxes to select compiler options. This no order is selectable

Re: [fpc-devel] Interfaces vs. smartlink issue

2008-01-21 Thread Peter Vreman
Hello, I noticed that, within a unit, all interface wrappers (groups of 'WRPR_*' symbols) are placed into one assembler unit together with unit initialization/finalization code (sorry, do not know the exact term for assember unit). As a consequence, init/final code pulls in *all* interface

Re: [fpc-devel] Strange .EXE stripped issue

2008-01-21 Thread Peter Vreman
Hi, 2008/1/21, Jonas Maebe [EMAIL PROTECTED]: On 21 Jan 2008, at 13:18, Fabio Dell'Aria wrote: I have a little problem stripping my .EXE compiled file. The final size with the DEBUG symbols (from -gl flag) is: 65132 bytes (A) with strip --strip-debug become: 64583 bytes (B)

Re: [fpc-devel] Re: Bug in revision 9781/2

2008-01-19 Thread Peter Vreman
To access global variables in a PIC environment you need to get the value of the program counter. call puts the value on the stack and jumps to the label. You don't want to jump, just push the program counter, so you declare a label immedeately after the call instruction. The pop ebx after

Re: [fpc-devel] New -Xg option in the last 9778 revision

2008-01-18 Thread Peter Vreman
I suggested using Lazarus and the OP said he had great doubts because the size of the exe of his test program is 10 times the size of that compiled by Borland. Anyone who writes such texts doesn't look further than his nose. Experience shows they will just hit the next thing which makes

Re: [fpc-devel] RTL StackTrace patch

2008-01-17 Thread Peter Vreman
Fabio Dell'Aria schreef: Hi to all, I'm writing a patch to can use an external .dbg file during the debugging process. All works fine but when an unhandled exception is raised the RTL show stacktrace without debug info (no sources line). How I can instruct the RTL to search the debug

Re: [fpc-devel] A Compiled file size solution from the GBD mailing-list

2008-01-17 Thread Peter Vreman
Support for a separate .dbg file is now available for windows in current svn trunk with the -Xg option. No need anymore for objcopy --only-keep-debug objcopy --add-debug-link strip under windows. The external linker (e.g. linux) still be updated to support objcopy and strip when -Xg is

Re: [fpc-devel] RTL StackTrace patch

2008-01-17 Thread Peter Vreman
I think it should by default look for program.dbg file , and then if not exists for paramstr(0). Is that enough ? If so,please explain how to check if file exists , which function could be used here. No, as Peter described, you should look in the executable for a link to the file with debug

Re: [fpc-devel] Read RAW data from a section of an executable file

2008-01-17 Thread Peter Vreman
At 18:54 17-1-2008, you wrote: Hi to all, can someone tell me if exists some units ables to read RAW data from a specified section of an executable file (in all the supported executable file format)? What is available in FPC is already written in previous mails about the debuginfo. For the

Re: [fpc-devel] Generics basic library

2008-01-17 Thread Peter Vreman
At 20:40 17-1-2008, you wrote: Hello, I was coding and I suddently saw that need to use a typed list. I went with TFPList, but considering we already have compiler support I thougth that maybe we could have a basic library with useful classes using generics. I searched on fpc 2.2.0 sources a

Re: [fpc-devel] Build FPC 2.3.1 from SVN sources

2008-01-17 Thread Peter Vreman
BTW : current trunk fpc is no compilable due to error in fpini, missing crc32 function or file not added to uses clause. Fixed. Peter ___ fpc-devel maillist - fpc-devel@lists.freepascal.org

Re: [fpc-devel] Update UPX to the last 3.02 stable version

2008-01-16 Thread Peter Vreman
At 12:22 15-1-2008, you wrote: Why do not update the UPX released with FPC with the last 3.02 stable version? Current it contain the old UPX 1.25 version. In the next release UPX will be removed. It triggers too much false positive virus warnings. And with current harddisk sizes it is not

Re: [fpc-devel] A Compiled file size solution from the GBD mailing-list

2008-01-16 Thread Peter Vreman
At 13:17 16-1-2008, you wrote: Marco van de Voort wrote: from _EXECUTABLE_ file FILE, iow you still need the unstripped exe. Perhaps it doesn't need the .text, .data, .bss etc sections though. I also posted this on Lazarus mailing list already. Below are the 2 commands to make it working.

Re: [fpc-devel] A Compiled file size solution from the GBD mailing-list

2008-01-16 Thread Peter Vreman
At 21:32 16-1-2008, you wrote: On Wed, 16 Jan 2008, Peter Vreman wrote: At 13:17 16-1-2008, you wrote: Marco van de Voort wrote: from _EXECUTABLE_ file FILE, iow you still need the unstripped exe. Perhaps it doesn't need the .text, .data, .bss etc sections though. I also posted

Re: [fpc-devel] A Compiled file size solution from the GBD mailing-list

2008-01-16 Thread Peter Vreman
At 22:25 16-1-2008, you wrote: Michael Van Canneyt wrote: On Wed, 16 Jan 2008, Peter Vreman wrote: At 13:17 16-1-2008, you wrote: Marco van de Voort wrote: from _EXECUTABLE_ file FILE, iow you still need the unstripped exe. Perhaps it doesn't need the .text, .data, .bss etc sections though

Re: [fpc-devel] A Compiled file size solution from the GBD mailing-list

2008-01-16 Thread Peter Vreman
At 22:25 16-1-2008, you wrote: At 21:32 16-1-2008, you wrote: On Wed, 16 Jan 2008, Peter Vreman wrote: At 13:17 16-1-2008, you wrote: Marco van de Voort wrote: from _EXECUTABLE_ file FILE, iow you still need the unstripped exe. Perhaps it doesn't need the .text, .data, .bss etc

Re: [fpc-devel] Change object file extension

2008-01-15 Thread Peter Vreman
Hi to all, can someone tell me if exists a compiler/linker option to can change the default Object File extension .o ? It is hardcoded per assembler. And i also don't see a reason to have it changed. Peter ___ fpc-devel maillist -

Re: [fpc-devel] Debug Info proposal

2008-01-12 Thread Peter Vreman
Jonas Maebe wrote: On 12 Jan 2008, at 16:07, Bogus³aw Brandys wrote: Could we have debug info as separate file ? If this would be possible I could create release stripped EXE and yet be able to obtain unit/line of exception combining stacktrace numeric output with correct debug info file

Re: [fpc-devel] FP 2.4 questions

2007-12-28 Thread Peter Vreman
Cannot export fpc_write_text_widestr: symbol not found Cannot export fpc_writeln_end: symbol not found Cannot export operatingsystem_result: symbol not found system.o: In function `SYSTEM_init': system.pp:1103: undefined reference to `FindResourceA' system.pp:1103: undefined reference to

Re: [fpc-devel] FP 2.4 questions

2007-12-28 Thread Peter Vreman
At 19:12 28-12-2007, you wrote: But on the wiki I found same ppumove winnt examples: http://www.freepascal.org/docs-html/user/userse42.html#x149-1490008.7http://www.freepascal.org/docs-html/user/userse42.html#x149-1490008.7 I've never seen a ppumove created library working under windows.

Re: [fpc-devel] Idefix down

2007-12-24 Thread Peter Vreman
Hi, I (and others on #lazarus-ide) cannot access idefix (svn, bug tracker, www.freepascal.org). Is this planned? No, this is not planned. See http://www.freepascal.org Peter ___ fpc-devel maillist - fpc-devel@lists.freepascal.org

Re: [fpc-devel] A patch for external assembler output

2007-11-25 Thread Peter Vreman
At 18:50 24-11-2007, you wrote: Hello, I found and fixed at least four issues with MASM assembler output: - garbage was being output sometimes instead of source lines when compiling with -al. This is because lastfileinfo and lastinfile were never initialized for MASM writer. This is true for

Re: [fpc-devel] fpmkunit patch

2007-11-21 Thread Peter Vreman
At 15:08 21-11-2007, you wrote: Here's a patch for fpmkunit. - implements Defaults.NoFPCCfg in TBuildEngine.GetCompilerCommand - added ttCleanOnlyUnit in TTarget.GetCleanFiles - fixes a dirty little bug in TBuildEngine.GetCompilerCommand (compile filename) To come back to the last item;

Re: [fpc-devel] A bug with temp allocation?

2007-11-18 Thread Peter Vreman
Hello, I have noticed a strange thing with FPC-generated assembler code. The Pascal code is very simple: program test; {$mode objfpc}{$h+} type TObj = class(TObject) public destructor Destroy; override; end; destructor TObj.Destroy; begin writeln('TObj.Destroy');

Re: [fpc-devel] fpmkunit

2007-11-13 Thread Peter Vreman
After reconsidering the -n option. It should depend on the -f / --config= option. The --config and -n are indepdenent. The --config can be used to supply a configuration for fpmake. The -n is for the compiler configuration. I've been playing around with fpmake again and came to the

Re: [fpc-devel] fpmkunit patch

2007-11-13 Thread Peter Vreman
The following patch fixes a broken TTarget.Mode. Fixed using Delete() which is easier to read. Peter ___ fpc-devel maillist - fpc-devel@lists.freepascal.org http://lists.freepascal.org/mailman/listinfo/fpc-devel

Re: [fpc-devel] fpmkunit

2007-11-13 Thread Peter Vreman
On Tue, 13 Nov 2007 09:21:36 +0100 (CET) Peter Vreman [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: [...] fpc -n -FUunits\i386-win32\ -Fu..\..\src\ -Fuunits\i386-win32\* myexample.pp 1. What strikes me is that the command line has the option -n in it. It appears that this command line option is hard coded

Re: [fpc-devel] fpmkunit

2007-11-13 Thread Peter Vreman
On Tue, 13 Nov 2007 13:28:47 +0100 (CET) Peter Vreman [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Tue, 13 Nov 2007 09:21:36 +0100 (CET) Peter Vreman [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: [...] fpc -n -FUunits\i386-win32\ -Fu..\..\src\ -Fuunits\i386-win32\* myexample.pp 1. What strikes me

Re: [fpc-devel] FPC hash tables vs hash lists?

2007-10-24 Thread Peter Vreman
On 24/10/2007, Graeme Geldenhuys [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: So which ones are the more specialized ones? The xxxHashList classes or the xxxHashTable classes? Table vs List? I read the online docs again. Looking only at the hash classes storing pointers. I still don't understand the

Re: [fpc-devel] type classes

2007-10-21 Thread Peter Vreman
At 14:03 21-10-2007, you wrote: On Sun, 21 Oct 2007 13:46:57 +0200 Florian Klaempfl [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Mattias Gaertner schrieb: Is it possible to use TTranslateStrings = type TStrings? I ask because, the compiler allows it, but stops later with only this message:

Re: [fpc-devel] Unreachable code warnings

2007-10-18 Thread Peter Vreman
So I guess the warning stays. We can discuss some extensions which makes it easier to code such restrictions like merging parts of the tue branch. Could the warning not simply be switched off and on (or set to some kind of level) by a {$... line ? It is on the to-do list already. However, I

Re: [fpc-devel] Unreachable code warnings

2007-10-15 Thread Peter Vreman
Maybe it would better be a hint. Seems reasonable to me. The unused parameter hint is likewise also unavoidable with function callback implementations sometimes. There is a good reason for that the unreachable code is a warning: The compiler _changes_ your code by removing the if-branch.

Re: [fpc-devel] makefile is looking for source files in the include directory

2007-09-28 Thread Peter Vreman
Hi, Why does a makefile generated by fpcmake contain the following lines? vpath %.pp $(COMPILER_SOURCEDIR) $(COMPILER_INCLUDEDIR) vpath %.pas $(COMPILER_SOURCEDIR) $(COMPILER_INCLUDEDIR) It seems to be looking in the include directory for source files. It is needed for dependencies like:

Re: [fpc-devel] FPC 2.2 release files in .tar format?

2007-09-12 Thread Peter Vreman
Hi, Why are the FPC 2.2 release files for Linux *.tar files and not *.tar.gz or *.tar.bz2? Surely if the tar file was compressed using gzip, bzip2 or 7zip it would have been much smaller than 30Mb! What is inside the .tar is already compressed. Peter

Re: [fpc-devel] deprecated keyword

2007-08-28 Thread Peter Vreman
Hi FPC seems to allow the 'deprecated' keyword after a method declaration, but what exactly does the compiler do with that keyword? I don't see any special messages or anything from the compiler. I think at compile time the compiler should raise a warning wherever that deprecated method is

Re: [fpc-devel] fpmake manifest question

2007-08-15 Thread Peter Vreman
Fine, then please consider the following patch. The patch additionally has: - FPC version is not initialized to 2.0.4 by default but takes the FPCVERSION include - Fixed TPackage.GetFileName when no version is set Applied, thanks. Peter ___

Re: [fpc-devel] multiply resource files bug (commit 7515)

2007-05-30 Thread Peter Vreman
At 15:04 30-5-2007, you wrote: On Wed, 30 May 2007, Yury Sidorov wrote: From: Павел Ишенин [EMAIL PROTECTED] Hello, FPC developers' list I've noticed today that Yury resolved old and extremly bad for lazarus bug with multiply resource files. And now it is possible to use

Re: [fpc-devel] Submitted bug report on option order -Sa -Sg-

2007-04-18 Thread Peter Vreman
So, it is now not possible to switch off goto statements in Delphi mode by just giving some command-line options. It requires an adapted configuration file, or knowing exactly what options are implicitly set for -Mdelphi, and copying those, except -Sg, on the command-line. Or do I overlook a

Re: [fpc-devel] Wish for merging back fixes

2007-04-01 Thread Peter Vreman
At 08:55 1-4-2007, you wrote: Hi, Now that it is clear that FPC 2.2 can not be used with MSEide+MSEgui because of Mantis 8481 (By copying an record with OLE string fields, the memory location of the *source* string is changed.), I would be happy if the fixes for Mantis 8103, 8245, 8386 and 8388

Re: [fpc-devel] Re: strange error with arm compiler when compiling-running this code

2007-03-18 Thread Peter Vreman
At 09:59 18-3-2007, you wrote: So any ideas a least what it could be related to? i mean if i want to fix it what should i test/look for? problem with alignment of segments or...? i just tried to use fpc external linker with microsoft linker.and with some headaches creating 1300 line of

Re: [fpc-devel] Re: strange error with arm compiler when compiling-running this code

2007-03-18 Thread Peter Vreman
At 17:21 18-3-2007, you wrote: --- Peter Vreman [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: At 09:59 18-3-2007, you wrote: So any ideas a least what it could be related to? i mean if i want to fix it what should i test/look for? problem with alignment of segments or...? i just tried to use fpc external

Re: [fpc-devel] Question about fpcmake

2007-01-04 Thread Peter Vreman
At 20:42 4-1-2007, you wrote: Joost van der Sluis schreef: Hi all, What does this output from fpcmake mean: cd lazarus fpcmake Processing Makefile.fpc Error: Target linux, package rtl not found This happens when I make a change in the Makefile.fpc of Lazarus, and then run fpcmake. It doesn't

RE: [fpc-devel] rev. 5356

2006-11-15 Thread Peter Vreman
5356 - does not compile under win32 (ppc1 does not stop compiling pp.pas [neither fails, nor succeeds]) (memory usage in process list freezes at 31444 Kb) what starting compiler are you using? Already fixed in r5365 ___ fpc-devel maillist -

Re: [fpc-devel] Math.DivMod results should be signed

2006-11-09 Thread Peter Vreman
Thanks for CDQ info, I didn't know it existed :) I just made the algotithm because I needed speedy div and mod, that could handle signed and unsigned Int32, also with a Int32 as divisor. And the one in Delphi6/7 doesn't do that. I haven't used assembler since 1985 on a Dragon32, so I have a

Re: [fpc-devel] Math.DivMod results should be signed

2006-11-09 Thread Peter Vreman
Peter Vreman wrote: oldval:=value divval:=value div divider modval:=oldval-divval I don't see how this is correct ? And why you need oldval, you don't modify value ? oldval=5 divval=5 div 2=2 modval=5-2=3 Mistake... it should have been: modval=oldval-(divval*divider) oldval=5 divval

Re: [fpc-devel] Cross compiling issues

2006-11-09 Thread Peter Vreman
Hello, When I try to create a cross compile of fpc 2.0.4 to i386 (I'm using amd64 native ubuntu edgy). When I try to compile it as following: make all tar CPU_TARGET=i386 CROSSINSTALL=1 INSTALL_PREFIX=/usr/lib It compiles, until it needs to create a tar file and then I have the following

Re: [fpc-devel] Cross compiling issues

2006-11-09 Thread Peter Vreman
On 11/9/06, ik [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On 11/9/06, Peter Vreman [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hello, When I try to create a cross compile of fpc 2.0.4 to i386 (I'm using amd64 native ubuntu edgy). When I try to compile it as following: make all tar CPU_TARGET=i386 CROSSINSTALL=1

Re: [fpc-devel] Bug 0007281 / MemLeak with interfaces

2006-11-07 Thread Peter Vreman
Is it possible to backport the resolution of 0007281 from head to fixes branch? It is not usefull to do. There won't be a new release anymore from the fixes branch. ___ fpc-devel maillist - fpc-devel@lists.freepascal.org

Re: AW: [fpc-devel] Bug 0007281 / MemLeak with interfaces

2006-11-07 Thread Peter Vreman
It is not usefull to do. There won't be a new release anymore from the fixes branch. What Peter wanted to say is: there won't be any 2.0.x releases but we want the next release to be 2.2.0 instead. Does that mean we can soon expect single static assignment? SSA is only partly implemented.

Re: AW: [fpc-devel] Bug 0007281 / MemLeak with interfaces

2006-11-07 Thread Peter Vreman
It is not usefull to do. There won't be a new release anymore from the fixes branch. Your statement concludes that 2.04 is not usable for production environment. - Except you do not use interfaces - or write programs which are only commandlinetools, not expected to run for some time. This

Re: [fpc-devel] Mutex!

2006-11-05 Thread Peter Vreman
At 06:09 5-11-2006, you wrote: Let me explain the problem with more details, consider the following code: while true do begin ReadLn (S); /// Lock Mutex AThread:= TMyThread.Create (True);//Suspended AThread.Prepare (S); AThread.Resume; ///UnLock Mutex end; ... To understand the

Re: [fpc-devel] WinCE compiler compilation is broken

2006-11-03 Thread Peter Vreman
At 11:44 3-11-2006, you wrote: From: Gabor Boros [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: [fpc-devel] WinCE compiler compilation is broken Hi, The error message is: math.pp(2063,14) Fatal: Unknown compilerproc SUBS. Check if you use the correct run time library. The problem is caused by revision 5192 by

Re: [fpc-devel] Patch for fixing CE compilation

2006-11-01 Thread Peter Vreman
At 09:08 1-11-2006, you wrote: Marc Weustink schreef: Oro06 wrote: Marc Weustink wrote: Hi, hi, This patch fixes CE compilation. I would have applied it myself, but I've some questions about the common win dir and the wince implementation in the rtl. you can apply it Done, r5135

Re: [fpc-devel] CmdLine

2006-10-19 Thread Peter Vreman
Daniël Mantione wrote: By the way, I have a patch ready which turns it into a property, which prevents some code being pulled in Hello World kind of apps. Would be nice if somehow smartlinking could be 'smartened' to optimize this out. (Conditional initialization for group of

Re: [fpc-devel] CmdLine

2006-10-19 Thread Peter Vreman
Would be nice if somehow smartlinking could be 'smartened' to optimize this out. (Conditional initialization for group of variables/functions?) Yes :) I thought at least a hundred times about it during the last ten years, but I never came up with an idea that is both clean and doable in

Re: [fpc-devel] CmdLine

2006-10-18 Thread Peter Vreman
Does the CmdLine variable in the System unit exist for Delphi/TP/... compatibility ? Delphi compatibility. By the way, I have a patch ready which turns it into a property, which prevents some code being pulled in Hello World kind of apps. That is the best solution. It will then also be

Re: [fpc-devel] type question

2006-10-14 Thread Peter Vreman
At 23:00 14-10-2006, you wrote: On Saturday 14 October 2006 17:38, Peter Vreman wrote: On Saturday 14 October 2006 15:55, Marc Weustink wrote: Hi, if I define 2 types like: type MyA = type string; MyB = type string; are MyA and MyB considered as the same type

Re: [fpc-devel] StrDispose FreeMem with size

2006-10-13 Thread Peter Vreman
Hi, At cutils line 926, FreeMem is called for p with size strlen(p)+1. Could it be that actually a much bigger block was allocated, and not size strlen(p)+1 ? The size parameter is ignored by the heap manager. ___ fpc-devel maillist -

Re: [fpc-devel] StrDispose FreeMem with size

2006-10-13 Thread Peter Vreman
Daniël Mantione wrote: I think no recent heap manager can free blocks partially ? I think the idea is that if you want, you can write and install a heap manager that uses the size. In such case you implement freemem(pointer,size), and freemem(pointer) then results in a runtime error. I

Re: [fpc-devel] Recompilation optimization patch

2006-10-10 Thread Peter Vreman
Hi, I'm trying to reduce the number of recompilation needed of units. Currently compiler very often recompiles due to possibility of changed inlined functions being present. Attached patch tries store this info in ppu (whether inlined functions are present). Is this a good patch ? Btw,

Re: [fpc-devel] TFPList.Pack

2006-10-07 Thread Peter Vreman
At 09:36 4-10-2006, you wrote: Peter Vreman wrote: Micha Nelissen wrote: Hi, psrc:[EMAIL PROTECTED], is this correct ? Shouldn't it be FList^, since FList is a pointer to an array of pointers ? It is correct. It is the address of the first pointer in the array of pointers. Conceptually

Re: Re[2]: [fpc-devel] rtti, arrays and performance

2006-10-07 Thread Peter Vreman
At 00:15 7-10-2006, you wrote: -Original Message- From: Michael Van Canneyt [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: FPC developers' list fpc-devel@lists.freepascal.org Date: Fri, 6 Oct 2006 22:01:55 +0200 (CEST) Subject: Re: [fpc-devel] rtti, arrays and performance Did you see a change in performance

Re: [fpc-devel] patch fp2html_readme

2006-09-08 Thread Peter Vreman
At 10:29 7-9-2006, you wrote: Here's a patch for the readme file for fp2html. I added a description on the added variables and the commandline options. Applied, Thanks. Peter ___ fpc-devel maillist - fpc-devel@lists.freepascal.org

Re: [fpc-devel] internal profiler 2

2006-09-08 Thread Peter Vreman
At 13:21 7-9-2006, you wrote: On 7 sep 2006, at 12:54, Ale? Katona wrote: Today I tried to find the reason behind Lazarus GTK2 slowdowns by using profilers. After both failed me (callgrind crashed with stabs info error Did you compile everything with either -gv or without debugging info? If

Re: [fpc-devel] internal profiler 2

2006-09-08 Thread Peter Vreman
This looks promising. I'll look at the code when I get some free time and see if I'm able to do anything in this department. Ales If it needs to be added this more generic AOP is the best solution. AOP also allows easy tracing on the fly with start/end of procedure infos. We can add a

Re: [fpc-devel] Bit manipulation as optimization in FPC

2006-09-06 Thread Peter Vreman
Hello, I wonder if FPC optimize a code such as: if a b then c := d else c := b; as : r := b + ((d - b) and -(a b)); If so, do you check the type of CPU (because as I understand, some CPU will not execute as fast as other CPU's. If not, then why, and how would you optimize

RE: [fpc-devel] FPC 2.0.4 is out!

2006-08-29 Thread Peter Vreman
I would love to be a maintainer and build .deb files, however I do not own a 64 bit CPU and can't afford one at the moment because it would also mean a new motherboard and RAM too, so that crosses me out pretty much. In fact, I really would love to see Free Pascal packages in the Ubuntu

Re: [fpc-devel] 4th patch fp2html

2006-08-15 Thread Peter Vreman
At 21:39 13-8-2006, you wrote: Hi, This patch will enable the variable declaration in .fp files. It's very easy if you have repeating sequences or you want to make pages configurable. The patch should be applied on top of the 3rd patch I sent a few day's ago. Thanks, applied 3rd and 4th

Re: [fpc-devel] $IF issues

2006-08-14 Thread Peter Vreman
Looking at the code below... {$if defined(ver2_0)} {$note This is not delphi compatible. } {$endif} Is this a feature or a FPC bug? FPC allows the $IF to be closed with the $ENDIF as well as the $IFEND. This is not Delphi compatible. The closing tag for $IF is $IFEND The closing

Re: [fpc-devel] 2.0.4-rc3 available

2006-08-14 Thread Peter Vreman
I realize that OS/2 and OpenVMS are fringe operating systems so I expect to have to do some development of both fpc Lazarus there myself, the question is really how much work i.e. time is required. To help me, I would like to know for instance how to bootstrap fpc on a new platform. What is

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