[Lazarus] Form designer's default font.

Bruce Tulloch bruce at causal.com
Mon Jun 22 03:40:22 CEST 2009

On Sun, 21 Jun 2009, Graeme Geldenhuys wrote:

> Martin Friebe wrote:
>> Example: I may write a cgi-application (therefore it must have the web-fcl 
>> CgiApplication, right?), but I want to use this app to report the current 
>> screen resolution on the Server, so I do want to access the Screen object 
>> from the forms unit,
> As a side note:
> CGI applications are actually non-GUI applications. Which also means they can 
> run on for example a Linux server that doesn't have a GUI running or even 
> installed. So including Forms unit or any GUI units for that matter is going 
> to causes that CGI application to fail or report errors on startup anyway 
> because they cannot find the DISPLAY environment variable or open a 
> connection to the running X11 server. I have first hand experience with this 
> and had to rework the core tiOPF framework units to be truly non-gui, at 
> which point my CGI apps and console based unit test suite started working 
> correctly.
> Windows users never detect this problem, because you don't get Windows severs 
> without a GUI (though I believe Microsoft is working on such a Server release 
> now).

As far as I know, Windows server 2008 is supposed to be able to work without GUI.


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