[Lazarus] Lazarus trunk? Please recompile lhelp
richard.mace at gmail.com
Thu Sep 4 16:12:12 CEST 2014
So will this mean that we can now use .chm help files reliably in our
On 4 September 2014 10:22, Reinier Olislagers <reinierolislagers at gmail.com>
> If you are on Lazarus trunk, please recompile
> - Lhelp improvements
> Lhelp is used to show (context-sensitive) help.
> Recently, Juha kindly committed revision 46121 for me, fixing bugtracker
> issue/feature 26614
> * Making communication with lhelp more robust
> * Updating communications protocol from version 1 to 2 (see
> * Debug file support for lhelp diagnostic info, e.g. set environment
> variable lhelp_debuglog to the path/filename of your desired log file
> (note: needs patch/solution in bug 26537 first though)
> - Result
> Because the help communication protocol version has changed existing
> lhelp applications reporting version 1 (or no version) should not (or
> might not reliably) work with current Lazarus trunk.
> The solution is to rebuild lhelp.
> - Please report issues
> Please report any regressions (i.e. problems that occur with the new
> protocol but did *not* occur with the old protocol) and I'll have a look.
> Note that there are some known existing problems with lhelp - see
> bugtracker, including 26556: when starting lhelp, it flickers when
> loading all the chms in a directory. Help appreciated - I probably am
> too ignorant of the IPro components...
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