[Lazarus] Support for dotted unit name

Sven Barth pascaldragon at googlemail.com
Sat Nov 5 13:48:24 CET 2011

Am 04.11.2011 22:52, schrieb leledumbo:
>>  From the CodeRage 6 videos all I could see is that they now
> differentiate between VCL (eg: vcl.forms.pas) and FireMonkey (eg:
> fm.forms.pas) units.
> Too bad... now they will face problems when refactoring the framework,
> possibly causing users to create ifdefs in uses clause. I don't really know
> the compatibility between VCL and FireMonkey, but if many widgets have the
> same properties and methods, include file hack (as used in FPC for using
> include files from different directories depending on target platform)
> should be used instead.

VCL and FireMonkey aren't that compatible. They simply decided that they 
want to use simple unit names for FireMonkey as they did for the VCL 


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