Road to 2.0

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This document describes the planned road to FPC 2.0.0 which will be the next stable version of FPC. It contains information how things are planned, however this might change from time to time.

2.0 has been released in may 2005 for

  • i386/Linux
  • i386/Win32
  • i386/FreeBSD
  • i386/OS/2
  • i386/EMX
  • i386/Netware (clib and libc)
  • i386/go32v2 (only non NT-based systems). No maintainer, efforts to postrelease go32v2 have started though.
  • powerpc/Darwin (Mac OS X)
  • powerpc/MacOS (classic)
  • powerpc/Linux
  • powerpc/MorphOS (?) depends on Charly
  • x86-64/Linux
  • x86-64/FreeBSD (?)
  • x86-64/Win64 Platform and GNU Tools not available
  • arm/Linux
  • sparc/Linux

Depending on OS requirements, 2.0.0 is supposed to compile and run the following big packages to prove its maturity:

  • Lazarus: all targets having GTK
  • Decal: all targets
  • Dorb: Win32
  • DelphiQuake2: Win32
  • Jedi/JCL linux
  • TurboPower packages
  • FreeCLX
  • ICS/win32 (twsocket)
  • Bewareserv (suggested by fpcfan)

1.9.4 has been released supporting the following targets:

  • i386/Linux
  • i386/Win32
  • i386/FreeBSD
  • i386/OS/2
  • powerpc/Darwin
  • powerpc/Linux

1.9.6 aka 2.0.0-RC1 has been released supported the following targets:

  • i386/Linux
  • i386/Win32
  • i386/FreeBSD
  • i386/OS/2
  • i386/go32v2
  • i386/Netware (clib and libc)
  • powerpc/Darwin
  • powerpc/Linux
  • powerpc/MacOS
  • sparc/Linux
  • x86-64/Linux

1.9.8 aka 2.0.0-RC2 has been released supported the following targets:

  • i386/Linux
  • i386/Win32
  • i386/FreeBSD
  • i386/Netware (clib and libc)
  • powerpc/Darwin
  • powerpc/Linux
  • powerpc/MacOS
  • sparc/Linux
  • x86-64/Linux
  • arm/Linux

Detailed planning: Detailed_1.9.8_Todo

1.9.10 aka 2.0.0-RC3 only if important bugs to be tested pop up