[Lazarus] Lazarus add-in for fpmake

michael.vancanneyt at wisa.be michael.vancanneyt at wisa.be
Tue Nov 30 14:55:01 CET 2010

Great news !

Wonderful work, Joost :-)


On Tue, 30 Nov 2010, Joost van der Sluis wrote:

> Hi all,
> I've implemented something new for fpmake. It now supports 'add-inns'.
> This are regular packages, but they can be used to compile fpmake's. So
> you can extend the possibilities in fpmake files.
> For example there is now the 'lazmkunit' package. With this package
> installed it's easy to add the installation of lazarus-packages.
> To configure this addin, you have to add the following line to your
> fppkg.cfg:
> FPMakeOptions=--lazarusdir=/home/svn/lazarus
> With the proper path to your lazarus-installation, offcourse.
> When you now install the lnet package using fppkg, you have to (re)
> start Lazarus and then the lnetvisual package is available in the
> install/uninstall screen. (The lnetbase package is not needed anymore,
> since it's contents are in the fpmake package already)
> The same works for the other package available in the fppkg repository
> (gecko, webdesign, embweb etc)
> Oh, and this all works only with fpc trunk for now. It will be merged to
> 2.4.3 later.
> And there's still one small bug: when you install lazmkunit and the
> package in one fppkg run, it will fail to work on the first run. Just
> try the installation again.
> Joost.
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