[fpc-devel] resource support rework

Martin Schreiber fpmse at bluewin.ch
Tue Aug 12 10:47:23 CEST 2008

On Tuesday 12 August 2008 09.20:02 Giulio Bernardi wrote:
> Michael Van Canneyt ha scritto:
> > 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.
> Well, I think there is some delphi code that e.g. use resource-only dlls
> to store things like localized forms and strings. Ok, there are .po
> files in lazarus, but the resource thing is meant to ease porting of
> delphi code too.
MSEgui uses a similar approach with its MSEi18n tool. It uses a custom 
mechanism instead of resources to store the form data in dynamic libraries.
There is an example in apps/i18ndemo.


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