[fpc-devel]windres problem

rstar at mnet-online.de rstar at mnet-online.de
Sun Nov 16 18:11:26 CET 2003

Michael.VanCanneyt at Wisa.be wrote:
> 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
> files.
> Michael.
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I had a compile clean project with dfm's recently (it does not run).
What is the solution. Convert dfm to source code?

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