[fpc-devel]windres problem

Michael.VanCanneyt at Wisa.be Michael.VanCanneyt at Wisa.be
Sun Nov 16 19:06:04 CET 2003

On Sun, 16 Nov 2003 rstar at mnet-online.de wrote:

> Compiling a delphi unit with dfm causes problems.
> Message: d:\fpc\bin\win32\windres.exe: can't open font file `TTrace'...
> Under D6 it works.
> G:\>d:\fpc\bin\win32\ppc386 -TWin32 trace
> Hint: End of reading config file fpc.cfg
> Free Pascal Compiler version 1.9.1 [2003/11/16] for i386
> Copyright (c) 1993-2002 by Florian Klaempfl
> Target OS: Win32 for i386
> Compiling trace.pas
> Compiling resource trace.dfm
> d:\fpc\bin\win32\windres.exe: can't open font file `TTrace': No such 
> file or directory
> trace.pas(166,1) Error: Error while linking
> trace.pas(166,1) Fatal: There were 1 errors compiling module, stopping
> Closing script ppas.bat

This is normal: windres does not understand delphi form files. It will
interpret the file totally wrong. At the moment, you cannot use Delphi form


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