[Lazarus] config problem - deleted pkg source

Hans-Peter Diettrich DrDiettrich1 at aol.com
Sat Apr 30 10:14:35 CEST 2011

Mattias Gaertner schrieb:

>  > "The package is installed but no .lpk file was found. A dummy package
>  > was created."
>  >
>  > OK, after skipping those warnings I tried to deinstall the package using
>  > lazarus' dialog (Package - > Install/Uninstall packages), but when
>  > selecting the package in question and hitting the "Uninstall" button
>  > there is another warning:
>  >
>  > "The package can not be uninstalled, because it is needed by the IDE
>  > itself."

I can confirm this unpleasant behaviour. It also occurs when a package 
doesn't compile due to errors.

> This warning comes for LCL, codetools, synedit, lazcontrols and IDEIntf. 
> You can not uninstall them.
> Otherwise you found a bug.

The problem may be the dummy package, that refuses to uninstall.


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