[fpc-pascal] Installing *.deb Packages

Rainer Stratmann RainerStratmann at t-online.de
Fri Jul 1 18:41:37 CEST 2011

Am Friday 01 July 2011 17:54:25 schrieb Jonas Maebe:
> On 01 Jul 2011, at 17:51, Rainer Stratmann wrote:
> > I installed KDE Desktop. May be then the lib libgtk2.0-dev was not
> > installed by the debian installer.
> -dev packages are almost never installed by default, because they are only
> required when compiling programs that link against these libraries. Most
> people don't compile software.

Isn't it possible to install the stuff without these dependencies and then put 
later an error if these libs/units are used?
I don't think that these libs are required for crosscompiling for win32.
And not all users want to compile gtk applications.
> Jonas_______________________________________________
> fpc-pascal maillist  -  fpc-pascal at lists.freepascal.org
> http://lists.freepascal.org/mailman/listinfo/fpc-pascal

More information about the fpc-pascal mailing list