linux - delphi/pascal compilers

hi all,
anyone here use linux?
anyone got the links to the linux delphi/pascal ports i heard about,id like to give em a try and see what they like..


back later
Regards Barry
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LischkeCommented:
Barry, you're a bit too quick :-) Kylix development jsut has started. I wouldn't expect a beta before end of next year...

Ciao, Mike
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AleqCommented:
Kylix = Delphi for Linux (by Borland)
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AleqCommented:
And maybe Freepascal should help, but a lot of porting will be needed ....
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simonetCommented:
Hello, Barry

I use Linux, although not on a regular basis. I know of 1 port of Pascal and 1 port of Delphi to Linux.

The Pascal is the one everybody knows: The Free Pascal Compiler: http://www.brain.uni-freiburg.de/~klaus/fpc/

There's also a port of Delphi to Linux, which is called The Lazarus Project. They created a Delphi-look-alike, which is still in beta stage. Neverthless, it's a good idea to take a look at their site: http://www.pcpros.net/~vbman/

And then there is the extremely expected Kylix, which is to be released in mid-2000.

Alex
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intheAuthor Commented:
great "Lazarus" thats the one (i read about ti the other day in newsgroup and couldnt remember name)
many thanks i'll download after tea and take a look


 btw:
would you know how compatable "fpc" is too tp7?

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intheAuthor Commented:
whoops nevermind
excerpt from first paragraph on page:
"The language syntax is semanticly compatible with TP 7.0"

but naturally the one im after most is the delphi one so cheers alex ;-)
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simonetCommented:
>would you know how compatable "fpc" is
>too tp7?

Sorry, Barry. I have written very simple stuff with FPC (in both Linux and DOS), but since I never used TP7, I can't tell you. There must be something in its documentation about it.
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intheAuthor Commented:
btw the link has changed :

http://www.lazarus.freepascal.org/
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simonetCommented:
Thanks, Barry!
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simonetCommented:
Hey, this is my "Good answer" number 500 !

Ain't thay something to celebrate?!

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intheAuthor Commented:
haha good one :-)

i am on 498 boohoo :-(

not for long though ;-)
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