[fpc-pascal] Re: [lazarus] How to compile IDE for Windows platform

Al Boldi a1426z at gawab.com
Wed Sep 5 19:50:31 CEST 2007

Giuliano Colla wrote:
> Al Boldi ha scritto:
> > I have the sources of FPC/Laz up and running on linux, and now I want to
> > compile them on windows.  Do I need to download the sources again, or is
> > there a platform specific tools package that allows me to recompile with
> > the same sources?
> There's a slightly different directory layout in windows, because fpc is
> inside the lazarus tree.
> Faced with the same problem, I solved it in this way:
> 1) download and install a stable win32 release (9.22).

Is this a full source release with tools included?

If so, wouldn't it be much smarter to split the sources from the tools, such 
that we can have one big fully platform independent source package and many 
tiny platform dependent tools packages?



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