[fpc-pascal]XP=extreme pain in the butt
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Wed Sep 24 01:34:23 CEST 2003
--- "A.J. Venter" <ajventer at direqlearn.org> wrote:
[Alan explains that the install crashes on his new XP machine]
> Perhaps you should try to run the installer with XP's "windows 98
> compatibility mode" - should find that under the properties sheet
> the app - there's a '95 mode as well.
> I don't know if this will work/help at all, I don't use windows, a
> friend who does pointed it out - but he doesn't code so he
> never tried it for FPC.
This didn't seem to have any effect but when I ran it from a command
window, I could observe an error message so I submitted a bug report:
Is it terribly difficult to install FPC manually on Win32? Are there
registry settings? Or is it just getting the targets and patterns
right? I still have my old win98 machine that ran FPC reliably...
Could I just copy the relevant directories to my XP machine?
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