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Re: Best approach for a FreePascal Package

DO> for FPC it requires an older FPC version for building the compiler.
EF> Would it be possible to use p2c to build a bootstrap compiler?
Y> You need to use bootstrap kits provided by FreePascal.
Why exactly?

Does the bootstrap compiler make heavy use of any FreePascal-specific features that can't be handled by p2c? Couldn't either the bootstrap compiler or p2c be adapted to make it compile? For example, p2c allows you to sort-of manually translate parts of the Pascal code to C (using pseudo-comments telling it to use this C code fragment for that Pascal code).

How did the FreePascal authors bootstrap themselves?

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