[lazarus] IDE responsibilities

Jeffrey A. Wormsley daworm at cdc.net
Thu Mar 9 20:54:33 EST 2000

On 3/9/00 at 5:46 PM Curtis White wrote:

>But since it sounds like we are going to allow swappable compilers, this
brings up the question of whether we even need this dialog box or
>not. This dialog is very specific to FPC. Not all compilers have all the
same switches as FPC. So if we stuck some other compiler in there
>later, or allow the user to switch between compilers, the dialog would be
useless for that. Maybe instead, we should just provide an edit
>control and allow the user to just enter what compiler switches they want
to use into it. What do you think?

I think the "swappable compilers" meant different version of FPC, not
completely different compilers.  There should probably be an edit box,
though, to allow for new switches that haven't been integrated into the IDE
(in case any new ones are added).


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