[Lazarus] Multiple installations of Lazarus

Mattias Gaertner nc-gaertnma at netcologne.de
Thu Mar 8 15:11:35 CET 2012

On Wed, 07 Mar 2012 18:11:40 +0000
Mark Morgan Lloyd <markMLl.lazarus at telemetry.co.uk> wrote:

> 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 
> filename?

Many values support macros.
The LazarusDirectory not. Maybe some macros can be allowed.
The fixed ones like version and env.


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