[Lazarus] Calling the compiler

Sebastian Günther sguenther at gmx.de
Tue Apr 18 12:21:29 EDT 2000

Michael Van Canneyt wrote:

> No, it is not (although it would be extremely easy to add).
> but I see no use in being able to do this,

you can pass command line of arbitrary length to the compiler without
having to use temporary (immediate) files.

> even more I think
> it would be very dangerous since the compiler would only start
> compiling of eof() is reached, which could be 'never' and this
> is potentially dangerous.

Why? This is just a feature which you can use or you don't use it. It is
meant to be there for IDEs and similar tools, and the "-" filename
interpretation as StdIn is very common under Linux.

- Sebastian

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