[Lazarus] FreePascal Source not found in Ubuntu

Frank Church vfclists at gmail.com
Fri Sep 24 09:57:19 CEST 2010

On 24 September 2010 08:40, Torsten Bonde Christiansen <tc at epidata.dk>wrote:

>  On 2010-09-24 09:31, Frank Church wrote:
>> I installed the Ubuntu package from the Wiki using the getlaz script,
>> whenever I open Lazarus I get the error message
>> The Free Pascal source directory was not found
>> Some code functions will not work etc,etc
>> When I check the Environment | Options | Files the FPC source directory is
>> empty.
>> Is there something to be typed in there or do they have to be installed
>> separately?
>>  Depending on what version of Ubuntu you use, the easiest way to install
> the source (assuming you installed fpc through synapctic or similar) is to
> type the following in a terminal:
> sudo apt-get install fpc-source
> I think the default install location is /usr/share/src, but i'm not sure of
> that.

Is the fpc-source necessary for Lazarus to work properly? I would expect the
documentation to mention it if it is.

After installing the source directory is  /usr/share/fpcsrc/$(FPCVER)/

The version as of now is 2.2.4-3

Kind regards,
> Torsten Bonde Christiansen.
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Frank Church

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