[Lazarus] Startlazarus starting "wrong" Lazarus

Mark Morgan Lloyd markMLl.lazarus at telemetry.co.uk
Tue Jan 15 16:13:03 CET 2013

Giuliano Colla wrote:
> On 01/15/2013 10:46 AM, Mark Morgan Lloyd wrote:
>> Giuliano Colla wrote: 
>> [..]
>>> I can't possibly have multiple startlazarus, because I don't have 
>>> more than one installation. I just have one lazarus installation, and 
>>> a custom copy in my home directory.
>> Darn strange...
>> /usr/local/share$ find . -executable -name startlazarus |grep -v MacOS
>> ./lazarus-1.0/startlazarus
>> ./lazarus-1.0-rc1/startlazarus
>> ./lazarus-trunk+2.6.2/startlazarus
>> ./lazarus-trunk+2.6.0/startlazarus
> That's because you're keeping a number of different Lazarus versions, 
> like I do on my development platforms.
> But in a deployment platform, where there's just one Lazarus what I see is:
>  [colla at localhost ~]$ which startlazarus
> /usr/bin/startlazarus

I thought you'd already said that you'd go another copy hidden in 

> and:
> [colla at localhost ~]$ locate startlazarus
> /usr/bin/startlazarus

Are you sure that you can trust locate's results, or is it stopping when 
it sees ~/.lazarus    I'd not trust  locate  in this situation, but 
instead would use find.

Whatever, I agree it's undesirable- if you're really seeing what you 
think you're seeing.

Mark Morgan Lloyd
markMLl .AT. telemetry.co .DOT. uk

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