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

Mattias Gaertner nc-gaertnma at netcologne.de
Thu Sep 6 14:20:29 CEST 2007

On Wed, 5 Sep 2007 20:50:31 +0300
Al Boldi <a1426z at gawab.com> wrote:

> 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?

What 'tools' do you mean?


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