[Lazarus] Changing package versions

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Sat Feb 7 10:30:32 CET 2015

On Sat, 7 Feb 2015, Werner Pamler wrote:

>> This should work:
>> - Initially, fpspreadsheet v1.5 is installed.
>> - Open packages (.lpk) of fpspreadsheets 1.4.
>> - Rebuild the IDE. This should compile with fpspreadsheets 1.4.
>> - Restart IDE. It should load fpspreadsheets 1.4.
>> - If you open a project with a dependency for 1.5, 1.5 will be
>>   loaded.
> No, it comes up with 1.5 in the Install/Uninstall packages list,
> and if I add one of the visual components to a new project, the
> project options tell me that it is version 1.5 as well. If I open
> a demo file of the version 1.4 the used package is reported to be
> 1.5 again.
> Do you want me to file a bug report?
>> You can clean up the package list via Package / Package Links.
> Great tool which makes my workaround much easier! I wonder how
> many gems are within Lazarus that I've never seen...

Idem here, I was pleasantly surprised by this dialog.


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