[Lazarus] Congrats on the new project options screen

Mattias Gaertner nc-gaertnma at netcologne.de
Sun Aug 4 15:51:38 CEST 2013

On Sun, 04 Aug 2013 15:30:59 +0200
Ludo Brands <ludo.brands at free.fr> wrote:

> On 08/04/2013 02:07 PM, Ludo Brands wrote:
> > On 08/04/2013 01:34 PM, Juha Manninen wrote:
> >> On Sun, Aug 4, 2013 at 11:38 AM, Reinier Olislagers
> >> <reinierolislagers at gmail.com> wrote:
> >>> I was looking at setting debug options etc and am happy to see the
> >>> checks section included in the debug screen, and a very nice way to deal
> >>> with build modes.
> >>
> >> How about the new GUI for all available compiler options? Comments anybody?
> >>
> > Just installed it. Here is how it looks on Kubuntu 12.04 default
> > settings:
> > https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/61365485/compiler%20options.png :(
> > The debugging panels are better organized but the bottom one is clearly
> > too short: https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/61365485/debugging.png
> > 
> After Mattias' comments, figured out that you are clearly talking about
> a different window. Thanks for letting knowing that. For those
> interested, the window in question can be found by going to "Project
> Options"/"Compiler Options"/"Other" and then click on "All Options ..."
> button in the Custom Options panel.
> Comments:
> - there is a horizontal scroll bar but several strings are simply cut off
> - can't specify multiple -Oo optimizations.
> - -Oo options disappear when clicking on "All Options ..." again.
> Independent if you leave the [No] in the option or not
> - no support for spaces in the -o,

The -o option should not be listed there. It interferes with the IDE.
Same for -v* and -T.
The -i options are useless here.

> -l options or any other option taking a path or filename.

Funny, that you mention the -l option as example for that.

> Adding quotes doesn't change this behavior.
> - FreeBSD is missing from the targets
> - you can check mutually exclusive settings such as all the -M options
> - for one reason or another, vertical scrolling with the scroll bar is
> very jumpy. As if the cpu is running at 100%. This is not the case
> though, "only" 2 cores of an i7 at 40%.
> - -Cf options are not split up, you can only select


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