[Lazarus] Make option for specific package

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Fri Nov 19 10:35:36 CET 2010

On Fri, 19 Nov 2010, Graeme Geldenhuys wrote:

> Op 2010-11-18 18:50, Mattias Gaertner het geskryf:
>>> make clean all
>>> make idepkg
>> This will not update the packages.
>> Try:
>> make clean all
>> ./lazbuild --build-ide=
> Another classic example of why makefiles are such a terrible idea. Why not
> simply create a GUI and/or Console app that lists the options (maybe even
> copy the "Tools > Build Lazarus" dialog. This tool must a able to compile
> with 'fpc buildtool.pas'. The users can then simply run the tool, select
> the option they want, and it fires off the correct build command with it's
> 110 parameter choices. Hide the complexities of Makefile - they are a
> terrible idea under all circumstances.

we're working on the fpmake/fppkg tool to do just that.


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