[lazarus] How do I build Lazarus for Win32 from CVS sources?

Keith Bowes keith_bowes at hotmail.com
Sun Jul 28 01:18:54 EDT 2002

>From: "Luciano Coutinho Barcellos" <majnun at ig.com.br>
>Dear friends,
>     Here I am again and my question is on subject.
>     I have the FPC 1.0.6 instaled on my harddisk (C:\GNU\FPC), and the 
>sources of Lazarus saved in C:\GNU\Lazarus.
>     I've set the PATH so it includes the path for the Win32 binaries of 
>FPC (C:\GNU\FPC\BIN\WIN32) and then I've typed "make" from the Lazarus 
>sources root directory (C:\GNU\Lazarus).
>     The last lines returned by the command are listed below.
>     If this is not the list to make this kind of question, please, let me 
>     Best Regards,
>     Luciano.
>C:/GNU/FPC/BIN/WIN32/ppc386.exe -gl -Fu. -FU../units -di386 
>Free Pascal Compiler version 1.0.6 [2002/04/23] for i386
>Copyright (c) 1993-2002 by Florian Klaempfl
>Target OS: Win32 for i386
>Compiling allcodetoolunits.pp
>64 Lines compiled, 2.1 sec
>MAKE.EXE[2]: Leaving directory `C:/Gnu/lazarus/components/codetools'
>MAKE.EXE[1]: Leaving directory `C:/Gnu/lazarus/components'
>C:/GNU/FPC/BIN/WIN32/MAKE.EXE lazarus.res
>MAKE.EXE[1]: Entering directory `C:/Gnu/lazarus'
>windres -i lazarus.rc -o lazarus.res --preprocessor 
>windres: no resources
>MAKE.EXE[1]: *** [lazarus.res] Error 1
>MAKE.EXE[1]: Leaving directory `C:/Gnu/lazarus'
>C:\GNU\FPC\BIN\WIN32\MAKE.EXE: *** [ide] Error 2

It should have worked but since it didn't, manually compile the resource and 
then make the IDE:
windres -i lazarus.rc -o lazarus.res
make ide

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