[Lazarus] TMS component for lazarus released

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Wed Sep 17 13:56:34 CEST 2008

On Wed, 17 Sep 2008, Graeme Geldenhuys wrote:

> On 9/17/08, Michael Van Canneyt <michael at freepascal.org> wrote:
> >
> >  They have released their first component for FPC/Lazarus: Flexcel.
> >
> >  http://www.tmssoftware.com/go/?flexcel
> >
> >  Depending on the feedback they get on this (I assume direct inquiries,
> >  purchases or requests to port other components), they may decide to port
> >  other TMS components as well.
> I sent an email to them asking for a trial download for Lazarus. They
> only seem to have trials for Delphi or C++ Builder.
> I'm curious as to how that would work?

It will not work, and never will for Lazarus as long as it works with recompiling
the IDE. I told the TMS people so: there is currently no workable solution.
As soon as someone recompiles the LCL, it's broken.


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