[Lazarus] New XML format for project info files - disabled by default

Werner Pamler werner.pamler at freenet.de
Sun Mar 24 16:03:36 CET 2019

Am 24.03.2019 um 10:51 schrieb Ondrej Pokorny via lazarus:
> Hello Juha & Werner,
> I see you disabled the new item format for project info files by 
> default on Werner's request. I understand that the first version 
> wasn't ideal - if you needed to open a project in 2.1 and 2.0/1.8 you 
> always had to check the compatibility mode when opened in 2.1.
> But the current version is not ideal either - most people do not open 
> projects in legacy versions and they have to disable compatibility 
> mode for every new project manually.
> I came up with a reasonable solution:
> 1.) set CompatibilityMode automatically for legacy projects.
> 2.) disable CompatibilityMode for new projects.
> That should be good for everybody - the CompatibilityMode flag doesn't 
> get lost if you open&save a project in a legacy Lazarus version and 
> new projects use the new format.
> See https://bugs.freepascal.org/view.php?id=35262
> Best
> Ondrej

Yes, sounds reasonable.

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