Linked by DaniŽl Mantione on Mon 16th May 2005 18:38 UTC
General Development After five years of development, Free Pascal 2.0 is ready. With the new compiler, its authors believe they are ready to become a larger open source development platform. In the MS-DOS world, Pascal was one of the major programming languages and is by means of Borland Delphi an important programming language in the Windows world. In the open source world, Free Pascal is the leading Pascal compiler and while open source is a bit biased using the C language, the Pascal language has a lot to offer to open source programmers.
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Re: Executable size
by DLX on Tue 17th May 2005 11:09 UTC

With smartlinking 25.5KB, 11KB when UPX'd. Much better.

Stupid me, for some reason I thought "release" would mean that smartlinking will be automatically enabled...

Also, in docs: "Remark: In the WIN32 version, strip is called stripw." Nope, it is still strip.exe.