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Re: Questions for new package: Freepascal



On Fri, 2005-05-20 at 20:02 +0200, Joost van der Sluis wrote:
> Hi all,
> 
> I'm willing to try to add Freepascal (www.freepascal.org). That's a
> pascal compiler, which is written in pascal - to compile it you need a
> binary version of the compiler already.
> 
> So you always have to provide a binary executable, with which the
> compiler could be build.
> 
> I'm don't know what your policies are around such things. (Are there
> any?)
> 
> I could include the compiler-binaries in a second 'source-file' into the
> RPM. That should work. But I dont know if you guys would appreciate
> that.
> 
> Any thoughts on this?

You might want to look at the discussion of a similar issue for the ghc
Haskell compiler discussed earlier:

https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-extras-list/2005-
May/msg00450.html

Paul.
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Paul Howarth <paul city-fan org>


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