Detailed 1.9.8 Todo

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  • fix bugs (all)
    • AltGr in win32 ide doesn't work anymore after an external tool is called
    • test suite
    • web bugs
  • fix lazarus sparc/linux (Florian/Peter) - postponed to 1.9.10
  • fix lazarus x86_64/linux (Florian/Peter) - postponed to 1.9.10
  • fix ide powerpc/linux (Florian/Jonas/Marco)
  • fix ide powerpc/macosx (Jonas/Olle) Seems to work except for terminal glitches.
    • already works, except for some graphic glitches on the user output screen, and no gdb support
  • fix ide debugger sparc/linux (Peter/Florian)
  • ppc386 man page must become ppcppc for PowerPC, ppcsparc for Sparc etc
    • fpc man page is also more or less 386 specific, and does not mention Mac OS (X)
  • IDE help files (Michael)
  • unique types (Florian)
  • macpas macros (Olle)
  • fix arm/linux (Florian)
  • support gtk2 linking (Peter)
  • fix powerpc aix calling conventions (Jonas/Peter)
    • remember to test records of size 3 (may not load extra byte after it, could cause a crash)
  • fix afterconstruction, webbug 3101 (Peter)
  • Go32v2 specific issues
    • fix debugging in go32v2 ide
    • fix GO32v2 mouse cursor (FVision)
    • fix "empty" buttons (FVision - GO32v2 only?!) (Marco: I've seen them from time to time too in *nix or win32. I think it was a temporary bug)
    • fix DiskSize/DiskFree for large drives (> 2GB) for GO32v2 running under WinXX (Tomas)
    • fix Go32v2 SIGFPE problems
  • OS/2 target RTL todos
    • 64-bit file functions under new OS/2 versions (Tomas/Yuri)
    • EA functions - GetLongName/GetShortName, SetDefaultOS2FileType/SetDefaultOS2Creator (Tomas/Yuri) no time - postponed to 2.0 :-(
    • port access without EMX (Tomas/Yuri) no time - postponed to 2.0 :-(
    • exception handler (Tomas/Yuri) no time - postponed to 2.0 :-(
    • Unix compatible sockets unit (Tomas/Yuri) no time - postponed to 2.0 :-(
  • fix EMX target (Tomas) no time - postponed to 2.0 :-(
  • Packaging
    • Win32 include ld.exe and windres.exe from 1.0.10
    • fix make sourcezip FPC_VERSION (Peter)
    • docs installation in separate dir under win32
    • win32 install over existing snapshot should work. (works if export first)
  • test packages
  • fix language files
    • German (Florian)
    • Dutch (Jonas/Michael/Peter/Marco)
    • French (Jonas/Michael)
    • Russia (?)
    • Polish (?)
    • Spanish (?)
  • Review docs according to mac specific things (Olle)