[Lazarus] FPC/Lazarus on non-x86 BSD

Marco van de Voort marcov at stack.nl
Sat Apr 26 14:25:26 CEST 2014

On Wed, Apr 23, 2014 at 08:38:14AM +0000, Mark Morgan Lloyd wrote:
> I'm exploring alternatives to Debian on SPARC. One of the obvious ones 
> is BSD which (I presume) will need some cross-builds to get FPC going.

No, you will need to port FPC to those targets. The BSD rtls are afaik not
Sparc ready.  (though there is not that much architecture dependent, and
much can be copied from Linux I guess).
> Can anybody comment on /which/ BSD variant is likely to add fewest 
> problems to my heap?

FreeBSD is generally more advanced, but Netbsd and openbsd are usually more
non x86 friendly. However that is old sentiment, I don't know the current

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