[fpc-devel] path for *.res file

Yury Sidorov jura at cp-lab.com
Sat May 23 20:43:04 CEST 2009

From: "Dariusz Mazur" <darekm at emadar.com>
> Jonas Maebe pisze:
>> On 23 May 2009, at 11:05, Vincent Snijders wrote:
>>> Can't the searching be extended to the unit directory. It would 
>>> make the file C:\fpc\2.2.4\units\i386-win32\fcl-base\fclel.res 
>>> really useful, now  have to copy it to my program dir to be able 
>>> to use deamonapp unit.
>> WDDD? (What Does Delphi Do) If Delphi also somehow has support for 
>> resource search paths (via the unit search path or otherwise), it 
>> doesn't make sense to implement a different solution. (since in 
>> that case someone will probably file a bug report at some point 
>> asking for also supporting it in a Delphi-compatible way).
> I have all *.res files in one separate directory in Delphi (via 
> search path). Now I try to use *.res in Linux.
> Everything goes fine,  FPC can handle ordinary *.res, although *.rc 
> has to be compiled by brcc32

You can get/build crossbinutils for i386-win32. Then rename 
i386-win32-windres to windres. After that fpc will compile .rc files 
for you using that windres.


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