[Lazarus] Lazarus helpfiles

Graeme Geldenhuys graemeg.lists at gmail.com
Tue Jul 10 16:47:41 CEST 2012


You raise some valid points, which might still be a concern today. I
still get annoyed when I need to setup a Windows development machine.
I would like a Lazarus binary release, but without FPC, because I
prefer to keep my FPC source on par with the FPC Fixes branch. So I
don't need the outdated FPC that is included with the Lazarus

On 10 July 2012 15:14, Lukasz Sokol <el.es.cr at gmail.com> wrote:
> Well, I didn't dare to propose this for 3 reasons :
> - chm package is 16.3MB, adding to already heavy 78.8MB lazarus installer exe,
> not cool for some people who are bandwidth-challenged; If the plain-text html
> is the same content, that could be included by default, possibly.

I was one of those poor souls that had limited bandwidth per month.
That is why I offered the INF help and DocView to the Lazarus
community. INF files + DocView binary is a mere 2.3MB download - and
the INF help files contain all the same information as the other
formats. Oh, and it is supplied in the ZIP format. ;-)

> - documentation updates - may they happen in between releases ? if so, it is

As far as I know, documentation for LCL only follows Lazarus Trunk, so
as soon as a release is made, the help for that release is cast in

  - Graeme -

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