[Lazarus] Resources without RC files
lazarus at kluug.net
Thu May 4 09:09:04 CEST 2023
On 04.05.2023 08:38, Michael Van Canneyt wrote:
> On Thu, 4 May 2023, Ondrej Pokorny via lazarus wrote:
>> How is it possible that the LFM files are included directly but *.SQL
>> files are parsed as RC files?
> Because the file extension is recognized ? LFM is included as RC_DATA,
> and probably everything that is not .lfm is assumed to be a RC format.
> I believe fpcres also has this check.
Thanks for the tip. I found it - it is directly in the compiler.
In comprsrc.pas TWinLikeResourceFile.IsCompiled there is a logic that
defines what the compiler does with the included resource file based on
the extension or file header.
I don't like the fact that there are hard-coded constants for what seems
to be (for a stranger) arbitrary file extensions and that it is not
I will raise the question in the FPC mailing list.
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