[fpc-devel] "Exception while creating process: Could not detect X-Terminal program" / Fedora 20

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Sun Nov 9 10:18:11 CET 2014

On Sat, 8 Nov 2014, Martin Frb wrote:

> There is a bug report, where the user says he gets this error.
> http://bugs.freepascal.org/view.php?id=27003#c79020
> He may not have the latest Lazarus, and he still has to report his fpc 
> version, but terminal detection does not seem to have changed that much 
> within 2.6.x.
> I did ask him for some more feedback.
> But in the end, this error is in fpc, so I would appreciate, if someone from 
> the fpc team could have a look.
> Note the bug is still needed in Lazarus, as the handling of this error in the 
> IDE will need to be improved.

What is there to look at ?

There must be one of the 8 (!) supported terminal programs in the path. 
The error message indicates that there is no such program. 
You can't get more clear than that, I would think ?


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