LinuxQuestions.org
Welcome to the most active Linux Forum on the web.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Non-*NIX Forums > Programming
User Name
Password
Programming This forum is for all programming questions.
The question does not have to be directly related to Linux and any language is fair game.

Notices

Reply
 
Search this Thread
Old 06-12-2001, 05:58 AM   #1
stefanvg
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Jun 2001
Posts: 4

Rep: Reputation: 0
Talking


Hi

Just general question.

I am relatively familiar with Delphi 5 and would like to know if it is possible to port executables to Linux?

Cheers


S
 
Old 06-13-2001, 11:11 AM   #2
notlinus
Member
 
Registered: May 2001
Location: Kingsport, TN
Distribution: RedHat 6.1
Posts: 61

Rep: Reputation: 15
Kylix. I haven't picked this up yet, but Kylix is Delphi for Linux. Check it out at Borland's site -
http://www.borland.com/kylix/
 
Old 06-13-2001, 12:17 PM   #3
SensFan
Member
 
Registered: May 2001
Location: Toronto, Canada
Distribution: Slackware
Posts: 67

Rep: Reputation: 15
Like notlinus said, Kylix is good, I saw product at school before I left for summer, we had been learning Delphi so our profs were looking at Kylix to do RAD development for X (currently using Qt). Everyone seemed very impressed, it was like Delphi exactly, the Debugger and other tools we the same. The only difference of course is the controls which are specific to Windows. Database support is different, doesn't use the BDE etc. Some of your code should be portable to Kylix and recompiled, the only thing will be Windows specific stuff, ActiveX, OLE, networking etc... So if your code has those features you will have to make changes for it to run. But just a straight application should work with little problems. I haven't presonally tried it with a real project, we just all sat around and made simple apps.
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
About Delphi and Kylix kpachopoulos Programming 1 06-15-2004 04:10 PM
Delphi? LinuxSeeker Programming 3 03-18-2004 08:22 AM
Delphi Tutorials? qcoder Programming 1 11-07-2003 08:02 PM
linking Windows/Delphi/Linux deadlock Programming 3 10-14-2003 06:09 PM
Delphi compiler for alpha BoldKiller Programming 1 01-20-2003 07:56 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:04 PM.

Main Menu
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
identi.ca: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration