[Lazarus] Can .compiled files be safely removed?

Mattias Gaertner nc-gaertnma at netcologne.de
Tue Aug 9 01:07:01 CEST 2016

> > then are they needed in any other way than for the system to create
> > and use during builds?

The IDE uses them to determine if a rebuild (all) is needed.
If it is missing on next compile, the IDE assumes a rebuild is needed.
This means you don't need to store them in a source only repository (e.g. svn, git).
If you distribute binary files (e.g. .ppu files) you should provide them. There is a platform independent version of the .compiled files. See the Makefile.compiled files.


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