[fpc-devel] resource support rework

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Tue Aug 12 09:11:17 CEST 2008

On Tue, 12 Aug 2008, Giulio Bernardi wrote:

> Paul Ishenin ha scritto:
> > Hello, FPC developers' list
> > 
> > Since resource rework appeared in the trunk we are asking to merge that into
> > fixes branch to let lazarus use it. You told many times that it was
> > imposible for fpc 2.2.2. But yesterday it has been released and what about
> > next fpc version? Will you merge that nice staff into current fixes branch
> > or it will never be merged? I suppose if it ever will be merged then better
> > to merge it early to give enough time for good testing (though lazarus works
> > fine with it).
> > 
> I wanted to add support for dynamic libraries first. That is, the possibility
> to retrieve resources from shared objects, and not only from the main program.
> This currently works for Windows only (obviously, since Win32 API is managing
> that).
> The problem is that currently I'm a bit short of time :(


I see no problem in merging what exists already, there should not be any
problem in merging the additional support later. After all, the case where
the resources are in dynamic libraries is rather rare. 

Personally, I would be in favour of having it in 2.2.4, it would ensure
that it is used.


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