[Lazarus] How to start Lazarus on Mac ?
karl-michael.schindler at physik.uni-halle.de
Mon Oct 5 11:09:01 CEST 2020
> Am 05.10.2020 um 07:56 schrieb lazarus-request at lists.lazarus-ide.org:
> Date: Sun, 4 Oct 2020 22:21:06 +0200 (CEST)
> From: Michael Van Canneyt <michael at freepascal.org>
> To: Mattias Gaertner via lazarus <lazarus at lists.lazarus-ide.org>
> Subject: Re: [Lazarus] How to start Lazarus on Mac ?
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> On Sun, 4 Oct 2020, Mattias Gaertner via lazarus wrote:
>> On Sun, 4 Oct 2020 15:52:27 +0200 (CEST)
>> Michael Van Canneyt via lazarus <lazarus at lists.lazarus-ide.org> wrote:
>>> Should not the system installed version detect the 'local' version
>>> and start that ?
>> Sounds like:
> I think the correct solution is indeed to let the installed "Lazarus.app" start
> the startlazarus binary. That will then take care of the rest.
> Any idea how I can accomplish this myself ?
> I tried setting the symbolic link 'lazarus' in /Application/Lazarus.app/Contents/MacOS
> to ../../../startlazarus, but that does not seem to be enough.
> I get strange effects, that's the least I can say :-)
Has anyone checked whether using /opt instead of /usr/local resolves the issue? At least this is the sort of resolution of the package managers fink and macports.
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