[fpc-pascal] Why does fpc copies *.lfm files to unit output directory

Jonas Maebe jonas.maebe at elis.ugent.be
Tue May 12 13:20:18 CEST 2015

Graeme Geldenhuys wrote on Tue, 12 May 2015:

> I don't know when this started, but fpc copies *.lfm files to the unit
> output directory.

It started on 29 May 2007 :) (r7515)

I think the reason is that the unit output directory is supposed to  
contain everything you need to use that unit in a program. If you use  
a unit, you also need its resource file(s). It's probably also done  
for the main program out of convenience.


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