[fpc-pascal] Searching for files all over the disk

Juha Manninen juha.manninen62 at gmail.com
Tue Aug 21 01:09:39 CEST 2012


On Tue, Aug 21, 2012 at 1:28 AM, Martin <lazarus at mfriebe.de> wrote:

> Well I am not myself a user of the converter.
> But even if files are organized like this, then there may be several
> versions of the  "Mijn Lib" (or one of the units that should be found
> there, is also in another folder). Then the converter can't know...
>
> IMHO, if should ask which additional path to scan, for required units. The
> parent dir can be set in the options, then it can be configured once and
> for all.
>

The converter is clever enough to ask from user what to do with an unknown
unit name.
It can be commented out or the user can search and select its location.
However, scanning the parent directory makes the number of "stupid"
questions lower as the obvious locations are already found.

Lazarus source editor and debugger must work accurately but Delphi
conversion is all about heuristics. :)


Juha
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