Can a lib file converted to 1 ob file?

Andre Pany andre at
Sun Apr 19 11:33:15 UTC 2020

On Sunday, 19 April 2020 at 10:53:09 UTC, Basile B. wrote:
> On Sunday, 19 April 2020 at 10:48:04 UTC, Basile B. wrote:
>> This should work if you pass the static library files to the 
>> linker. It is exactly its job to select what's used from the 
>> archive. So you would have to pass your stuff and optionally 
>> phobos2 as a static library (but this would also work if 
>> linking against phobos2.dll)
> BTW I have an example here [1], but it's for FreePascal and 
> under linux, and in the end i've decided to use dynamic library 
> (but with static linking) [2]
> [1]
> [2]

The only thing I found so far is, Delphi does not support linking 
.lib files.
(Mac os 64 bit compiler though seems to support it).

I understand from you, that FreePascal is able to link .lib files.

Was my impression false and I can link .lib files with Delphi?

Kind regards

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