[fpc-pascal]Installing IDE under W2000

F.A.S. van Geene hoefsmid at xs4all.nl
Sat Dec 16 17:26:42 CET 2000

----- Original Message -----
From: "Peter Vreman" <peter at freepascal.org>
To: <fpc-pascal at deadlock.et.tudelft.nl>
Sent: Saturday, December 16, 2000 3:41 PM
Subject: Re: [fpc-pascal]Installing IDE under W2000

> At 11:00 16-12-00, you wrote:
> >Hello,
> >
> >
> >I'm trying to get Free Pascal installed under Windows 2000 M.E., but I
> >not get to work.
> >Compiling "hello.pas" results in "can not find system unit (DOS)
> >go32v2....".
> >Doesn't the installation program recognise W2000? Is there a simple way
> >fix this?
> Try with -vt to see in which directories FPC looks for the units

OK, here's the output:
Free Pascal Compiler version 1.0.2 [2000/10/12] for i386
Copyright (c) 1993-2000 by Florian Klaempfl
Compiler: c:\pp\bin\win32\ppc386.exe
Target OS: Win32 for i386
Using executable path: c:\pp\bin\win32\
Using unit path: c:\pp\source\demo\text\
Using unit path: c:\pp\units\win32\rtl\
Using unit path: c:\pp\units\win32\paszlib\
Using unit path: c:\pp\units\win32\api\
Using unit path: c:\pp\units\win32\fcl\
Using unit path: c:\pp\units\win32\
Using library path: c:\pp\source\demo\text\
Using library path: c:\pp\units\win32\rtl\
Using library path: c:\pp\units\win32\paszlib\
Using library path: c:\pp\units\win32\api\
Using library path: c:\pp\units\win32\fcl\
Using library path: c:\pp\units\win32\
Using object path: c:\pp\source\demo\text\
Using object path: c:\pp\units\win32\rtl\
Using object path: c:\pp\units\win32\paszlib\
Using object path: c:\pp\units\win32\api\
Using object path: c:\pp\units\win32\fcl\
Using object path: c:\pp\units\win32\
Compiling c:\pp\source\demo\text\hello.pas
Fatal: Can't open file c:\pp\source\demo\text\hello.pas
Well, that seems OK!
(should have typed ".pp" instaed of ".pas"...)

But, why is the IDE looking for go32v2...???   (while compiling)

> >Another problem is that it's not possible to type quotation-marks in the
> >IDE-editor (it seems that Windows has a new built-in feature to easily
> >odd letters like "é" or "ö"...).
> Install the keybaord as US keyboard instead of international keyboard.

Well, it is set to "US international"; other configurations seem to give a
lot of unexpected (~disirable) effects.

> Peter

vriendelijke groet,

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