[lazarus] installing problems

Karl Brandt pascalive at bol.com.br
Fri May 23 23:27:44 EDT 2003

mjekl at clix.pt wrote:

>I'm a newbie on programming and pascal. Got Free Pascal installed and have
>been hurdling to get lazarus on my sistem (win98 2nd edition).
>I got the source. And issued "make" on the lazarus directory.
>The environmental varible PATH is properly set.
>the compiler works (it issues it's work messages on screen). This is where
>I got stuck. Here's the part of the message I guess (stress guess) is
>relevant for this:
>windres: no resources
>MAKE.EXE[1]: *** [lazarus.res] Error 1
>MAKE.EXE[1]: Leaving directory 'C:/lazarus'
>C:\PP\BIN\WIN32\MAKE.EXE: *** [ide] Error 2
>Hope you can give me some pointers on how to get lazarus running.
It looks like there's a bug in the windres or the make/makefile under win32
Just follow these steps, and you will compile lazarus

  windres -i lazarus.rc -o lazarus.res

remenber to use  a fpc snapshot (1.08)


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