[Lazarus] Multiple installations of Lazarus
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Wed Mar 7 17:15:58 CET 2012
Am 07.03.2012 16:48, schrieb Richard Mace:
> 2012/3/7 Mattias Gaertner <nc-gaertnma at netcologne.de
> <mailto:nc-gaertnma at netcologne.de>>
> Richard Mace <richard.mace at gmail.com
> <mailto:richard.mace at gmail.com>> hat am 7. März 2012 um 16:03
> Hi All,
> Is it possible to have more than one installation of Lazarus, in
> multiple directories?
> I am effectively thinking of having as follows:
> c:\lazarus (this will be the latest stable release)
> c:\lazarus-svn (this will be the latest svn update)
> Is it simply ok to have the above, or is there registry issues
> to worry about?
> Lazarus does not use the registry, it uses a directory where it
> stores its config files. This is called the "primary config path".
> When you start the IDE pass as command line parameter --pcp=. For
> lazarus.exe --pcp=C:\lazarus-svn\config
> A further question Mattias, if I just run the individual lazarus.exe
> file in it's corresponding directory, I presume that would also be fine.
> Although, I appreciate that I would have 2 completely seperate sets of
Without any parameters the settings are saved in %APPDATA%, so any
Lazarus would use/overwrite the settings of the other Lazarus. You MUST
pass the pcp parameter to all installations if you want different
configurations (Note: You can leave out the parameter for one
installation which will then use the default location).
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