[Lazarus] How to tell lazarus the location of a used package?

Sven Barth pascaldragon at googlemail.com
Tue Nov 23 17:34:07 CET 2010

Am 23.11.2010 17:19, schrieb Bo Berglund:
> On Mon, 22 Nov 2010 18:39:05 +0000, Martin<lazarus at mfriebe.de>  wrote:
>> On 22/11/2010 18:24, Bo Berglund wrote:
>>> On Sun, 21 Nov 2010 23:38:42 +0000, Martin<lazarus at mfriebe.de>   wrote:
>>>> On 21/11/2010 22:16, Bo Berglund wrote:
>>>>> I have switched to using the SVN version of lazarus.
>>>>> I put it in parallel to the binary distribution lazarus so now I have
>>>>> two of them.
>>>> and that means you want for at least one of them use (command line
>>>> param, use windows shortcut / properties )
>>>> --primary-config-path=C:\path\to\conf
>>>> as long as they share the config dir, you may get a lot of oddities...
>>> If I do nothing, will they share or not share the config dir?
>>> And where is this config dir located?
>> They will share by default.
>> depends on os and os version
>> vista:
>> C:\Users\<username>\AppData\Local\lazarus
>> linux
>> /home/username/.lazarus
> Then I don't understand...
> I have done nothing about the config (since i did not know it
> existed), so my new SVN version of Lazarus (the fixes branch) should
> read the same data as the normal lazarus, right?
> Then the same project opened in both lazarus:es would compile the same
> way, right?
> But the original lazarus does not complain about SdpoSerial, but the
> SVN version does. How come?
> Is there a dependency on which version of FPC is used? The SVN version
> also uses the latest *released* FPC version, while the original
> lazarus uses the FPC delivered in the setup for lazarus on Windows.

Did you use the pcp parameter as I've suggested you? If so, then you've 
two different configuration directories (which is the saver way 
regarding continued use of the release version - in my opinion).


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