[Lazarus] Startlazarus starting "wrong" Lazarus

Mattias Gaertner nc-gaertnma at netcologne.de
Mon Jan 14 14:25:19 CET 2013

Giuliano Colla <giuliano.colla at fastwebnet.it> hat am 14. Januar 2013 um 13:27
> On 01/14/2013 08:41 AM, Mark Morgan Lloyd wrote:
> > Giuliano Colla wrote:
> >> Il 13/01/2013 13:57, leledumbo ha scritto:
> >>> What's the output of: which lazarus
> >>>
> >> "which lazarus" can't be aware of a lazarus executable in
> >> ~/.lazarus/bin/.
> >> That's handled by startlazarus.
> >
> > which startlazarus
> >
> startlazarus shows the correct splash screen (version 1.0.4), meaning
> that it's the proper one but then it starts my custom copy from
> ~/.lazarus/bin, which is an older version, but with a more recent date.
> I can't possibly have multiple startlazarus, because I don't have more
> than one installation.

Every Lazarus has its startlazarus. If you installed via the rpm and have a svn
then you have two startlazarus.

> I just have one lazarus installation, and a
> custom copy in my home directory.
> Of course, by deleting/renaming my ~/lazarus/bin/lazarus custom
> executable, then the good lazarus is started, and the problem is solved.
> I signaled it because it might be confusing.

startlazarus can be extended to store the file dates of the found lazarus
executable. If the system one changed, it can ask to delete the custom one and
start the system one OR to start the custom one.


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