[lazarus] Installing Source on MDK 8

Peter Vreman peter at freepascal.org
Tue May 8 03:45:32 EDT 2001

> > Marco - Your suggestion worked very well, but I did have to symlink
> > about 5 - 6 libs.
> > 
> Older distributions sometimes asked this. (Do you want to make a symlink
> from libbla.so to libbla.so.x.y), e.g. older Slackwares.
> This seems to have disappeared from newer distro's, even Slackware, with
> nothing to replace it.
> I don't think this is entirely logical; removing some questions to make
> installation easier, but forcing users to fix it themselves :-)

Just install the development packages, normally called <packagename>-dev.

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