[lazarus] compiling from CVS
tony at maro.net
Fri May 2 01:40:21 EDT 2003
Anders Ellenshøj Andersen wrote:
>>If you want a quick and easy tutorial on installing FPC for use with
>>Lazarus check my website at:
>A nightmare! There is no way to easily delete the files once you have unpacked
>them. There is no control over where stuff goes and that is totally
>unacceptable to me.
Uh, perhaps I misunderstand what you are saying. If you want to untar
them somewhere else, then by all means, change the -C switch in the tar
As shown in the tutorial, every file is installed in:
which can be safely deleted if you wanted to get rid of it. Other than
that, just delete the symbolic link you created at:
I don't understand where the nightmare is... It's not as hard as you
think, and there's certainly not a lack of control.
I probably would have felt much as you do, except I took the stance that
if I was going to be a programmer, I should probably make an attempt to
understand what was going on with the compiler, such as where it
installs, how to configure it, etc. rather than just letting a package
do it all for me.
But, I'm glad Mattias got or found 1.0.7 .deb's for you.
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