[Lazarus] Multiple installations of Lazarus

Mark Morgan Lloyd markMLl.lazarus at telemetry.co.uk
Thu Mar 8 17:53:57 CET 2012

Martin wrote:
> On 08/03/2012 15:57, Mark Morgan Lloyd wrote:
>> I think what would be really useful would be a redirect, i.e. the IDE 
>> first looks at e.g. ~/.lazarus and if it sees ~/.lazarus/redirect it 
>> expands macros in the line it contains to have the same effect as -pcp.
> The version as macro on the path, will break if people update that 
> installation

But things already do break if moving between versions- I might be 
moving over a more extreme span than most (in order to be able to 
compile for GTK etc.) but I fairly regularly find myself deleting 

> And it does not help, if you have twice the same version

If the redirect file contains a single line like 
~/.lazarus-$LAZVER-$FPCVER the worst that will happen is that the user 
will have to consent to it being created from a template.

Mark Morgan Lloyd
markMLl .AT. telemetry.co .DOT. uk

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