Free Pascal compiler version 1.00 is officially out!
Jul 12, 2000, 16:42 (
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[ Thanks to Georgi
Georgiev (Skeleta) for this announcement. ]
Announcement from FreePascal mailing list:
It is with great pleasure that the Free Pascal Development Team
announces that Version 1.00 of the Free Pascal compiler has been
The Free Pascal Compiler features:
A Turbo Pascal and Delphi compatible compiler for the Intel
family, with some extensions to the Pascal and Object Pascal
such as operator overloading. Full debugger support with GNU GDB.
An OS independent Run-Time Library, equivalent to the Turbo
and Delphi Run-Time Libraries, not dependent on external
libraries. An API allowing for OS-Independent screen, keyboard and
management. Many units, interfacing to various API's: gtk, xforms, zlib,
sockets, X, mysql, postgresql, Interbase, paszlib, opengl,
libgdb. A Free Component Library, containing many base classes from
Delphi VCL. An IDE resembling Turbo Pascal's IDE (currently Beta quality)
full GDB debugger support. More than 800 pages of documentation in Adobe PDF format (other
formats include plain text, HTML and PostScript), featuring
reference guide for all units in the Run-Time Library
More than 440 complete example programs.
Full sources to compiler, RTL, docs, packages.
More information can be found on:
Installations are available for the following platforms:
Linux - RPM, .deb and .tar.gz packages are available.
Dos - Using the go32 extender
Windows - Native Windows binary
OS/2 - Using the EMX extender
Amiga - Based on version 0.99.5
speaking for the whole Free Pascal Development Team