[Lazarus] Multiple installations of Lazarus

Mark Morgan Lloyd markMLl.lazarus at telemetry.co.uk
Wed Mar 7 19:11:40 CET 2012

Sven Barth wrote:

>> 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
>> settings.
> 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).

When Lazarus reads the config file, what is the current directory (i.e. 
. in unix and Windows)? Could this be used to specify the same location 
as the binary?

Have the developers ever considered allowing a macro expansion in the 

Mark Morgan Lloyd
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