[fpc-pascal] A linking error when compiling with FPC 2.4.4

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Mon Oct 31 12:58:39 CET 2011

On Mon, 31 Oct 2011, Felipe Monteiro de Carvalho wrote:

> On Mon, Oct 31, 2011 at 12:10 PM, Michael Van Canneyt
> <michael at freepascal.org> wrote:
>> This would add a whole list of unwanted dependencies to e.g. lazarus since
>> it installs support for many databases by default. It loads the needed
>> libraries on-demand; if someone needs it, he/she can install the needed
>> libraries with the package-manager.
> Are you sure? I think it works differently. Lazarus bigide includes
> design-time support only for those datasets without any external
> dependencies.

sqldblaz which installs support for sql-db is a single database package, 
with no external dependencies. It loads the needed libraries on-demand.

As you already noted from Marco's reply, this would pull in a lot of C libs.


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