[Lazarus] Documentation for the packages shipped with Lazarus
nc-gaertnma at netcologne.de
Fri Oct 12 18:08:58 CEST 2012
On Thu, 11 Oct 2012 22:10:41 +0300
stdreamer <stdreamer at freemail.gr> wrote:
> On 11/10/2012 5:27 μμ, Mattias Gaertner wrote:
> > The package type is not *two* booleans. For instance there is no type "not
> > designtime and not runtime".
> >> If an overlay is shown then that state is part of the package if not
> >> then it is not. This leaves one icon state with no meaning ee. no
> >> overlay is shown.
> > The purpose of an overlay is to spot the specials easier.
> > By far the most packages are "design time and run time". Therefore they should
> > not have any overlay or at most a very plain/unimposing one.
> > There are three special package types:
> > design time - usable by projects, but not compiled into projects
> > run time - usable by design time packages, but not directly installable
> > run time only - not installable, not even indirectly
> OK lets take a step back, and see this a bit simplistic.
If you don't understand one of my points, just ask.
Do not post my whole answer and then ignore it.
> 1) The type of a package.
> A package can be
> 1) run time package
> 2) Design time package.
> 3) Both
Incomplete. see above.
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