[fpc-devel] FP 2.4 questions

Marco van de Voort marcov at stack.nl
Wed Jan 2 11:01:08 CET 2008

> > Popular business languages (C++, Java, etc.) don't have package 
> > support, so apparently, packages aren't a decision maker for companies 
> > to select their programming language.
> >
> > Of course, this does not exclude that some Delphi users highly 
> > appreciate the feature, and it could be a significant plus for fpc, 
> > but I am convinced it plays a micro-role in the total picture.
> Is there another way of helping Lazarus to be able to let the user add 
> components without recompiling the complete system ?

Packages would do that of course. What Florian says just makes binary
distributed packages possible.

But what is the exact problem with recompiling? Do you install multiple
packages a day ?

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