From the lazarus list, Marco van de Voort annouce:
"Happy New Year!
As a special present, we have placed a new major release of the Free Pascal
Compiler, version 2.4.0 on our ftp-servers.
Changes that may break backwards compatibility are documented at:
Downloads are available at:
the main FTP server at
Is the most delphi compatible version EVER! Great news for delphi developers needing Mac Os and Linux targets.