[lazarus] Lazarus and FreeBSD problem finding units [SOLVED]

Mattias Gaertner nc-gaertnma at netcologne.de
Thu Aug 7 02:52:43 EDT 2003

On Thu, 7 Aug 2003 04:25:10 +0200 (CEST)
marcov at stack.nl (Marco van de Voort) wrote:

> [...]
> To the Lazarus developpers;
> I've been thinking about how to detect this problem with lazarus, for the
> future (since it is one of those few gotcha's that can leave a FPC/Lazarus
> developpers totally flabbergasted)
> I assume Lazarus already parses FPC compiler output? If so, can it also
> handle -va mode?


> If so, we could have an option(button) in the path menu to do a
> testcompile run.
> - generate a file that only links to the rtl to /tmp/test.pp
> - compile and parse it, checking for inc files with asterisks, and
> "recompiling"
> 	msgs.
> same for addition of fcl, gtk, lcl units etc.
> Something like this could make it easier to diagnose unitpath and
> linkerpath errors.

Good idea.
Where do you think, the button should be added? To the compiler options
dialog, the project menu or the help menu? And what name? Maybe "Test
compiler settings".


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