[Lazarus] How would you organize build directories for different versions?

Frank Church vfclists at gmail.com
Wed Sep 29 07:59:02 CEST 2010

Bo Berglund <bo.berglund at gmail.com> wrote:

>I made a mistake when trying out Lazarus for the first time....
>Lazarus had created a form automatically on start (Form1).
>I created a unit containing my wrapper for the com port,
>which I intend to use. It will contain a working thread to
>handle the actual in/out of data etc.
>Then I decided to save the project and since I had focus on
>my com unit in the editor I just typed in comport as the
>name of the unit that was gƥing to be saved.
>Then I realized that the form unit had been named comport!
>When the saving continued with the real comport unit I entered
>the same name in order to overwrite the file I created by mistake.
>This seemed to work so my next step was to go back to the form
>and do a SaveAs in order to rename it.
>But no matter what I do it wouldn't allow me to save it under a
>new name....
>So I closed it and created a new form instead and saved it
>with the name of my choosing.
>But still there is a mysterious Form1 lingering on in my
>project options forms tab and I cannot get rid of it.
>I removed the extra comport from the uses clause of the project 
>file and also removed the line that creates it.
>But it stays in my project properties anyway.
>I also deleted files comport.lfm and comport.lrs and restarted
>Lazarus, but still my project properties show this Form1 as
>How can I get rid of this ghost form for good?
>(Where is the information of this form saved?)
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