[Lazarus] lazbuild build IDE profiles

Mattias Gaertner nc-gaertnma at netcologne.de
Fri Mar 16 09:31:15 CET 2012

On Thu, 15 Mar 2012 22:25:48 -0400
waldo kitty <wkitty42 at windstream.net> wrote:

> On 3/14/2012 19:14, Mattias Gaertner wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > lazbuild can now compile an IDE with its build profiles.
> YAY! i think ;) if i'm understanding the correctly, it stems from our 
> conversation(s) recently about compiling laz from the command line and being 
> able to use the same settings as those set in the "tools -> compile laz with X" ???


> > To compile the IDE with its standard profile use
> > lazbuild --build-ide=
> which one is the "standard" profile?

I meant the selected in the IDE.

> > To compile the IDE with another profile use
> > lazbuild --build-ide= --build-mode=profile2
> so, do we use double quotes for profile names containing spaces?
>    eg: lazbuild --build-ide --build-mode="Debug IDE"

Use whatever your shell allows.

> is this also case sensitive or is
>   eg: lazbuild --build-ide --build-mode="debug ide"
> the same as above?

Thanks for pointing out. There was a bug. It is now case insensitive.

> > The --build-ide=<options>  are now added to options, instead of
> > replacing them.
> i'm assuming that this refers to the build options in the GUI screen?


> something else: how can i find the svn revision number of the code being used so 
> as to be able to copy the resulting lazarus.exe to something like 
> lazarus_debug-r57345.exe (from memory) so that they are grouped and sorted properly?

Maybe you mean tools/svn2revisioninc.lpi or perhaps ide/revision.inc.

> something else^2: it would be very beneficial to have the fpc revision number 
> available as well... especially in the laz splash critter and the laz help/about 
> critter ;)

The compiler does not provide this information.


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