[fpc-pascal]Installing IDE under W2000

Peter Vreman pfv at cooldown.demon.nl
Sat Dec 16 19:18:05 CET 2000

> > >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
> to
> > >fix this?
> >
> > Try with -vt to see in which directories FPC looks for the units
> OK, here's the output:
> +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> 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)
You should then change the Target manually in the Compile menu. The
default setting is go32v2. This will be fixed in 1.0.4 to be win32 for the
win32 release.

> > >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
> type
> > >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.

That is what i meant, the international makes it almost unusable for
developing programs which use " or ' for string constants. You need to
type " followed by a space everytime.


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