[Lazarus] Debugging Lazarus IDE (Package access violation)

Mattias Gaertner nc-gaertnma at netcologne.de
Wed Nov 24 11:11:59 CET 2010

On Tue, 23 Nov 2010 16:19:18 +0300
Max Vlasov <max.vlasov at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Tue, Nov 23, 2010 at 3:12 PM, Mattias Gaertner <nc-gaertnma at netcologne.de
> > wrote:
> > > By the way, the bug listed as solved (
> > > http://bugs.freepascal.org/view.php?id=17437) probably still exist.
> > Actually
> > > the makefiles in the folder \components\lazcontrols are the only one that
> > > occasionally contains extra relative up and after that Lazarus down
> > > (../../../Lazarus/lcl instead of ../../lcl),
> >
> > That probably means you are mixing packages from two Lazarus
> > source directories.
> > This is allowed, although in case of lazcontrols this is almost always
> > a bad idea. I'm not sure where to put a warning for this case.
> >
> >
> Mattias, you were right, I was too fast at the statement of the bug
> existence, and it seems that there a reason why this makefiles were changed.

The package lazcontrols had auto create makefile enabled. I disabled it.

> Initially I opened lazarus.lpi with lazarus 9.28.2, he showed an error in
> dividerbevel.pas about overriding non-existent method, after that I saw that
> it's not a good idea trying to compile new lazarus with an old one and went
> fpc make way, but it looks like this makefiles were automatically managed by
> the lazarus, that corrected the pathes, right? So the changes I made in the
> IDE made this mix possible. I just tried to reproduce it from start and yes,
> the files are changed right after pressing F9 in the old IDE.
> The only thing that makes me sad is that there were no save buttons pressed
> and nevertheless an irreversible change are made to the files (SVN Update no
> longer download correct versions).  I suppose there's no chance for
> disk-based utilities work other way (for example changing makefile it
> memory), but can this automatic management be controlled by me in some way?

It's a compiler option of each package. By default it is disabled.


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