Detailed 2.2.0 Todo

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This todo is for people working on fpc to write down what they want to do till 2.2.0 is released. It's not a wishlist what shall be done. Feature requests etc. should be added to mantis.


  • packages (Florian/Peter) (2.4.0)
  • Module handling rewrite (Peter/Florian) (2.4.0)
  • Crosscompiling to Mac OS X (Marco)
  • rewrite assigning of automated types like variants and widestrings (Florian)
  • complete unique type support (Florian)
  • dispinterfaces (Florian)
  • improve HTML rendering of IDE (Florian/Tomas(?))
  • Internal linker for ELF platforms? (2.4.0)
  • better string append support (Peter)
  • Use Sysutils (Peter)
  • Directory caching (Peter)
  • generics support (Florian)
  • Fix all testsuite failures which are in 2.1.x but not in 2.0.x (all)
  • bug fixing (all)
    • Delphi incompatibility regarding register calling convention (push order of stack based arguments)
    • fix bugs in *nix's (joining detached threads, possibly some more dataraces) (Jonas)


  • Use fpmake for building (Michael/Peter)
  • Use fppkg for package repository (Michael/Peter)


  • 64-bit file support for Solaris (?)
  • 64-bit file support for MacOS (?)
  • 64-bit file support for Netwlibc (?)
  • 64-bit file support for Linux (Neli)
  • 64-bit file support for Linux/FPC_USE_LIBC (Neli)
  • Fix get_caller_frame stuff for code without stackframes (Jonas)
  • ARM badly needs mod/divide helpers in assembler
  • add {$optimization nostackframe} to objects unit and to all code which uses it (IDE, fvision) (superseded by r5146)
  • basic template unit (map and list) (Neli)



  • Try to implement a TP like evaluate/modify window (Daniel)