[fpc-devel] FPC 2.6.x branched, trunk becomes 2.7.1

Marcos Douglas md at delfire.net
Wed Aug 3 21:41:16 CEST 2011

On Wed, Aug 3, 2011 at 4:34 PM, Martin <lazarus at mfriebe.de> wrote:
> On 03/08/2011 19:55, Marco van de Voort wrote:
>> That means that this problem wouldn't be happening if those snapshots were
>> properly installed.
>> Every succesful "make all" generates a data2inc, and every "make install"
>> installs it into the relevant "bin" directory.
> Indeed it exists.
> "properly installed"
> They are installed with "make install", but with INSTALL_PREFIX, as
> explained, in my early days, I got burned more than often by conflicting
> versions. So I *always* install to a custom location, that is not in the
> normal $path.
> That way, if I choose to work with one version of fpc, there is no way it
> could possible in any way whatsoever find anything from any other
> installation.
> And except for the hickups when building fpc, this has worked very very
> well.

I do the same and always worked. I never modified my PATH!

Marcos Douglas

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