[Lazarus] Multiple FPC versions for Lazarus

Bo Berglund bo.berglund at gmail.com
Mon Nov 15 16:18:29 CET 2010

On Sun, 14 Nov 2010 11:52:42 +0100, Sven Barth
<pascaldragon at googlemail.com> wrote:

>On 14.11.2010 08:30, Bo Berglund wrote:
>> CD C:\Programs\lazarus
>> C:\Programs\lazarus\fpc\2.4.2\bin\i386-win32\make.exe clean all

>The process you did is the correct one, but it might be that 
>can not be compiled by the 2.4.x series. I believe that I've read that 
>you need at least for this...

OK, I bit the bullet and let SVN retrieve the trunk version...

>I would nevertheless suggest to you to use a development version 
>(0.9.29), because many bugs were fixed in the meantime. Of course you 
>should install this in a different directory than your ^^
>Before you start such a snapshot you should also modify the shortcut to 
>that Lazarus version, so that it uses a different configuration path 
>(thus the configuration for your won't be overwritten if you 
>want to go back).
>"Shortcut target"
>C:\Programs\lazarus-0.9.29\lazarus.exe --pcp=C:\Config\lazarus-0.9.29
>The default configpath for Lazarus is %APPDATA%\lazarus\.
>On Windows XP:
>C:\Documents and Settings\UserName\AppData\lazarus\
>On Windows Vista/7:

Thanks, I will do that when I get home. :-)


Bo Berglund
Developer in Sweden

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