FreePascal

Marius Gedminas marius at pov.lt
Tue Mar 14 11:54:43 UTC 2006


On Mon, Mar 13, 2006 at 10:32:12AM -0500, Frank McCormick wrote:
>     Up until a few years ago I used to program in Free Pascal under
> DOS and OS/2. Now that I am a Linux geek I'd like to take a look
> at it under Linux. There are no packages available for Ubuntu.
> Does anyone have recommendations ?? I know Free PAscal (or I did )
> so am notmreally interested in GPC.

Ubuntu builds every package from sources.  You cannot build Free Pascal
from sources without having a working Free Pascal.  That's why binary
fpc packages are not available for Ubuntu.

I've had luck downloading fpc packages from Debian and installing them
on Ubuntu.

Marius Gedminas
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