[lazarus] Response to Win32 bug entry

James Tabor jimtabor at adsl-64-217-116-74.dsl.hstntx.swbell.net
Wed May 15 20:52:18 EDT 2002

"Michael A. Hess" wrote:
> Since GTK-Win32 is really, really, unstable is why more of a major
> effort is being applied to writing the Win32 API widget interface for
> the LCL. This way Lazarus can be compiled and built to use the Native
> Windows API.
> The problem is that at this time this effort is being handle by just one
> individual.
>    keith_bowes at hotmail.com
> If you would like to see a stable Win32 version of Lazarus Keith would
> welcome any and all help in finishing up the interface. He has done a
> bang up job and has the majority of the LCL components working using
> Win32 but there is still more to go to get the IDE in a stable condition.
> As soon as the Win32 interface becomes more stable we will be able to
> create nightly builds of the Lazarus IDE but until now it mean that you
> have to get the source out of CVS and build it yourself. Hopefully that
> will change in the very near future.
Could it be possible to use Jedi Jwa*.pas Win32API (LGPL) files to support the
interface and be compatible with Delphi units? Like WinTypes, etc...

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