[fpc-pascal] Searching recursively for units in a path

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Sat Dec 5 12:52:07 CET 2015

On Sat, 5 Dec 2015, luciano de souza wrote:

> Hello all,
> On the commandline or in fpc.cfg, I can include search paths as:
> fpc test.pp -Fu./Componentes
> But ./Components has a world of subfolders. So I imagine I could
> indicates all subfolders as:
> fpc test.pp -Fu./Componentes/*
> It does not work, so I ask: is there a way to indicates subfolders
> recursively with -Fu?

You can, but you must quote the path, otherwise the shell will attempt to quote it:
  fpc test.pp "-Fu./Componentes/*"

That should work. 
If you look in the config file fpc.cfg generated by FPC, you will see that this technique is used there.


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