[lazarus] compiling

Mattias Gaertner nc-gaertnma at netcologne.de
Wed Apr 17 03:05:54 EDT 2002

On Wed, 17 Apr 2002 00:30:22 -0400
Robert Young <roblinux at rogers.com> wrote:

> I apologies if my original email made it into the list before, I was having email troubles and only today received my mail at home.
> Two questions.
> 1)When I do a build from CVS I can only build as root. I can give you the portion that fails if you need it, but I was wondering what privileges do I need?

Normal user privileges. The 'make' in the cvs does not install anything, but simply compiles the lazarus executable. Can u plz send the error message?

> 2)Building a simple project with a form always fails. Is this simply because form editing is in development or is it currently not possible to do RAD work with forms?

Yes, the form editing is under development. There are still some bugs. I will try my luck to fix them, but I can't estimate, when a reasonable portion of the components will work together with the designer. Plz be patient.

> I am currently getting the error "lcllinux.pp(8,27) Fatal: Can't find unit INTERFACES"
> I an not sure why lcllinux.pp gets incuded by default lcllinux is not in any uses clause.

It is used by the lcl. The fpc does always an up to date check for all units.

> the message in the termianl apears as follows.
> [TCompiler.Compile] CmdLine="/usr/bin/ppc386 -B  -Rintel -S2cgi -Ch8000000 -OG1p1 -gl -XD -vewnhi -l -Fu/home/rob/lazarus/lcl/units -Fu/home/rob/lazarus/lcl/gtk /home/rob/Projects/junk3/project1.pas"

Your second lcl path
must be replaced with


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