[Lazarus] IDE

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Fri Mar 15 18:50:22 CET 2019

On Fri, 15 Mar 2019, Tony Whyman via lazarus wrote:

> My guess is that you are using Windows ;) If you are using Linux then there 
> is a problem with your distro's library manager.
> I am sure that it is recommended practice by MS to install dependencies in an 
> application's folder. Otherwise there is a risk of stealth 
> upgrades/downgrades. For that reason, IBX always checks the application 
> folder first when looking for the Firebird DLL and only uses the registry to 
> locate it and other well known locations, if it can't find it there. I would 
> be surprised if Lazarus's SQL objects don't work that way as well.

By defaault, they use the normal DLL loading mechanisms, which means: 
first the application directory, then the PATH setting.
If you need special paths, you can do so in code...


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