[Lazarus] Install FPC and Lazarus from source
juha.manninen62 at gmail.com
Sat Nov 21 22:05:11 CET 2015
On Sat, Nov 21, 2015 at 5:55 PM, Aradeonas <aradeonas at operamail.com> wrote:
> It been days for me that I have problem with getting Trunk.
> I used to use fpcup but now days it always give me errors.
Do you update both FPC and Lazarus trunk?
I have noticed many people do it with fpcup while they could use FPC
3.0RC2 + Lazarus trunk.
Lazarus trunk is easy to get and use without fpcup. In fact fpcup was
meant for only FPC (as the name reveals) but then a feature for
Lazarus was added.
Is fpcup's current maintainer reading this?
There should be a note that updating both FPC and Lazarus trunk is a
"guru action" and the person should know what he is doing then.
fpcup makes it too easy and give an impression it is OK for everybody.
They could be a new fpcup 2 with a new GUI and revamped options.
My recommendation now is to install FPC 3.0 RC2.
Then Lazarus trunk is easy to get with one "svn co" or "svn up" command.
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