[Lazarus] Switching Lazarus between fpc 3.2.0 and 3.0.4 - how to?
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Sun Jun 21 15:09:59 CEST 2020
On Sun, 21 Jun 2020 12:10:20 +0200
Bo Berglund via lazarus <lazarus at lists.lazarus-ide.org> wrote:
> Since Lazarus recompiles itself when one installs a new package, how
> can I deal with that?
The IDE uses the default fpc, set in Tools / Options / Environment /
Every project can use its own compiler.
When you install a package, the default compiler is used.
> The compiler executable was set in Lazarus to "fpc" i.e. no path at
Then it is searched via PATH.
> I changed it to /home/pi/dev/fpc/3.2.0/compiler/ppcarm
The 'compiler' folder looks like the FPC source directory.
When you install fpc, the path should be something like
> Is this the correct way to do it?
> Lazarus help/about still says FPC is version 3.0.4 (I guess it knows
> which version compiled it)..
> Is there a way I can verify if the settings are modified correctly and
> the new fpc is in use for this Lazarus invocation?
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