[Lazarus] Free Pascal 2.4.2 released!

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Sun Nov 14 11:47:26 CET 2010

On Sun, 14 Nov 2010, Bo Berglund wrote:

> On Sat, 13 Nov 2010 23:45:39 +0100, Bo Berglund
> <bo.berglund at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> You can install into that folder without problems. As said the two IDEs
>>> won't conflict with each other (except the file associations, but most
>>> applications have a similar problem ^^).
>> Thanks for the clarification!
>> I will go ahead and install fpc, then change the compiler location in
>> Lazarus and recompile it and go from there. :-)
> Forgot to ask:
> If I do this in the directory C:\Programs\lazarus:
> C:\Programs\lazarus\fpc\2.4.2\bin\i386-win32\make.exe clean all
> will this recompile lazarus with the new fpc?
> Or do I need to make some changes elsewhere first?

Make sure the PATH environment variable 
contains the path to the correct fpc executable; 
that should be enough.

> How is the new compiler specified for the rebuild?

You can force a particular compiler with the PP variable:

make PP=C:\Programs\lazarus\fpc\2.4.2\bin\i386-win32\fpc


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