[Lazarus] Proposal for changing fpc version on the fly in the IDE
patspiper at gmail.com
Thu Aug 22 15:59:11 CEST 2013
On 22/08/13 15:59, Mattias Gaertner wrote:
> On Thu, 22 Aug 2013 15:39:47 +0300
> patspiper <patspiper at gmail.com> wrote:
>> * If the FPCVER macro does not appear in any of the 2 paths
>> (<absolute path to the fpc binary> and <relative path of ppc compiler>)
>> then the fpc binary can be queried to set the FPCVER macro.
> The FPCVer always comes from querying the compiler.
Right. But the proposal, if implemented, introduces one case where
either the fpc binary or the ppcxxx compiler cannot be located because
their paths depend on the FPCVER macro. In that case, the FPCVER macro
needs to be manually set/selected in the IDE to allow the paths to
resolve correctly. And as a sanity check, the FPC binary can then be
queried for the version, and that version is compared with the 'forced'
If this is somehow convoluted (for this specific case), then instead of
having the paths depend on FPCVER, they could depend on some user
defined macro (e.g. USERFPCVER or XYZ) provided the user is able to set
that macro in the IDE options via some selector.
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