[Lazarus] Can't compile Lazarus on Linux Mint 15
Michael Van Canneyt
michael at freepascal.org
Tue Oct 29 10:29:49 CET 2013
On Tue, 29 Oct 2013, Sven Barth wrote:
> Am 29.10.2013 09:01 schrieb "Reinier Olislagers" <reinierolislagers at gmail.com>:
> > On 28/10/2013 22:55, Sven Barth wrote:
> > > On 28.10.2013 18:54, Reinier Olislagers wrote:
> > >> On 28/10/2013 17:58, Marco van de Voort wrote:
> > >>> On Mon, Oct 28, 2013 at 02:00:25PM +0100, Mattias Gaertner wrote:
> > >>>>> On Tue, Oct 15, 2013 at 01:52:44PM -0300, silvioprog wrote:
> > >>>> It seems -XLA exists in the fpc sources but is neither documented nor
> > >>>> listed in fpc -h.
> > >>>
> > >>> XLO/XLA has been documented in the buildfaq since 2.0.4 times.
> > >>> Basically it is a simple system for substitutions and prioritization
> > >>> on the
> > >>> combined list of $linklibs for systems with flat linker namespaces.
> > >>> (read:
> > >>> linux and *BSD)
> > >>
> > >> So: woe betide anybody who expects fpc -h to actually spit out all
> > >> available command line options... with however short a description.
> > >> Shame.
> > >
> > > It was already mentioned sometimes ago that the help output of FPC is
> > > maintained by hand and does not necessarily always contain all available
> > > options.
> > Thanks Sven. I understand and respect the "by hand" thing.
> > What I find more problematic is not having all available options listed.
> > The compiler itself is the natural, most logical place to have an
> > overview of all options, which can then be further explained in other
> > documentation.
> > If all possible options aren't there, where should people be looking for
> > a complete list?
> The compiler's source. This is the only location which is really up to date. (may sound harsh, but that's how it is...)
Strange as it may be, but I always peruse the compiler sources when updating the user manual
for a release.
I haven't encountered the XLO/XLA options.
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