[Lazarus] Issue #0020655: Ability to set environment variable at IDE launch

Mattias Gaertner nc-gaertnma at netcologne.de
Sat Mar 17 00:29:06 CET 2012

On Fri, 16 Mar 2012 23:56:01 +0200
patspiper <patspiper at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 15/03/12 23:36, Mattias Gaertner wrote:
> > On Thu, 15 Mar 2012 22:26:00 +0200
> > patspiper<patspiper at gmail.com>  wrote:
> >
> >> [...]
> >>>   The compiler path of the IDE has already a history drop down list.
> >>>
> >> I'll stick for the time being to the script as it eliminates the need to
> >> set anything in the IDE options.
> > A script requires a restart of the IDE.
> That's true. If only the fpc executable history dropdown list in the IDE 
> options allowed items to be deleted by pressing the delete key (like in 
> Firefox edit boxes), I would have gone with the option of changing the 
> fpc version using that. Going through the config files to delete 
> undesired entries is a little cumbersome, especially if you fiddle a lot 
> with different installations.

Items that you don't use are at the end.

> >> I already use one config file (which is the pcp). What default are you
> >> referring to?
> > The default pcp is ~/.lazarus
> > If you only need one pcp, why not use the default location?
> I always leave it in case I ever do an install from the Ubuntu 
> repository. My regular Lazarus is from trunk.

An installation does not alter the user config files.
Only starting an IDE does.


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