[lazarus] circular unit reference

Mattias Gaertner nc-gaertnma at netcologne.de
Fri Nov 14 18:56:39 EST 2003

On Fri, 14 Nov 2003 23:06:53 +0100
Florian Klaempfl <Florian.Klaempfl at gmx.de> wrote:

> Andreas Hausladen wrote:
> >>Simply delete messages.pp for win32.
> > 
> > 
> > Yes, this would be the easiest way for a LCL developer but it is no real
> > solution. Or would you say to a customer: "Please delete a file for a
> > successful compilation" ? And what is if the the developer wants to
> > migrate to Linux? "With" the deleted file he must download the LCL again
> > if he has not backuped the file. I think the solution I've chosen for
> > the Delphi port is better than deleting a file.
> No. The final solution is to move the messages.pp to the lcl/nonwin32 
> dir, 

... and to fix the Makefile ...

> however the lazarus developers didn't do this yet.

I did.

This means the LCL is not any longer really platform independent. :(
OTOH you can now write win32 specific applications easier.


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