[Lazarus] startlazarus x lazarus

Martin lazarus at mfriebe.de
Wed Jan 15 13:59:30 CET 2014

On 15/01/2014 11:36, Junior wrote:
> hi,
> because using "startlazarus" if "lazarus" operates the same way?

IF that was meant to be "Why"

They do not behave the same.

If you rebuild lazarus, and you are NOT admin/root, then you may not 
have filesystem permission to write Lazarus exe to the original 
location. So the new IDE will be in a new location, and the old one be kept.

Startlazarus will then start the new one. Lazarus will still star the old.

Of course, if you are admin/root or your installation is in a place 
where you do have permission, then both may work.

Startlazarus may also be needed internally for restarting the IDE...

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