[fpc-pascal] FPC 2.2.1 on Mac OS X

Mattias Gärtner nc-gaertnma at netcologne.de
Fri May 23 15:55:16 CEST 2008

Zitat von Felipe Monteiro de Carvalho <felipemonteiro.carvalho at gmail.com>:

> On Fri, May 23, 2008 at 9:59 AM, Mattias Gärtner
> <nc-gaertnma at netcologne.de> wrote:
> > It will change, as soon it works 'better'.
> Sure, but what does better mean? Better then what? Is there any real
> alternative at the moment to the Carbon IDE?
> Have you ever worked with the Gtk IDE under Mac OS X?

Yes, but this is long ago.

> The installation
> problems are just the point of the iceberg. Copy+Paste doesn't work.
> Do you see how this can be annoying? You open your e-mail, want to
> paste some code to the editor and bang, it's impossible =/
> Also, It crashed every 5 minutes. It looks crappy. It is absolutely
> unusable, even for developers, and trust me, I tryed to use it for a
> long time, and I eventually gave up because it's simply unusable.

Apparently it worked better for me.

> I use the Carbon IDE daily and there are only some minor bugs (all
> already reported). Sometimes the tabs show the wrong file, sometimes
> it needs a restart, but it looks very good, is very fast, doesn't need
> X11, copy+paste works, it never crashed for me, ...
> I think that the Carbon IDE is ready on it's own merits, and even if
> there are bugs, there is no other alternative, so it's irrelevant.

I was little bit worried about the heavy development and the bugs in the
tracker. But if the development does no longer create new bugs for the IDE,
then let's change it.
Will you do that?


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