[fpc-pascal] Easy install of FPC and Lazarus
nc-gaertnma at netcologne.de
Sun May 22 23:47:38 CEST 2011
On Sun, 22 May 2011 23:29:26 +0200
Rainer Stratmann <RainerStratmann at t-online.de> wrote:
> Am Sunday 22 May 2011 23:12:34 schrieb Mattias Gaertner:
> > On Sun, 22 May 2011 15:32:05 +0200
> > Rainer Stratmann <RainerStratmann at t-online.de> wrote:
> > > For userfriendly reasons I suggest one directory with all necessary Files
> > > in a zip File.
> > >
> > > Advantages:
> > > Easy install, just unzip in a new directory.
> > > Everything is separate from earlyer versions, so testing is easy.
> > >
> > > Disadvantages:
> > > ?
> > How many zip file flavors must be supported?
> The best would be to support the most popular zip file algorithm.
I meant flavors like: Build for i386 or x86_64, for gtk2 or qt, for
which Linux distros, for single or multi user, ...
> > How to update?
> To avoid problems make a new directory and then download the whole files
> needed to write freepascal programs. So if something is not working then
> still there is an older directory that is ok. In the future updates can be
> done with a more sophisticated solution. But at the beginning there is a
> functioning solution.
> > How to install the third party libraries (e.g. gtk2 or qt)?
> I am not familiar exactly with the libraries.
> You mean the C Libraries?
> Aren't they already there in the Linux distribution?
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