[fpc-pascal] AppImage

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Mon Jan 15 21:54:54 CET 2018

On Mon, 15 Jan 2018, Rainer Stratmann wrote:

> Take a look at
> https://appimage.org/
> Is this possible for Freepascal and Lazarus?

Yes, of course. It's even quite easy for vanilla FPC apps.

It's nothing but a zip with the needed dependencies. A vanilla FPC app
doesn't need any libraries (unless you link them in). I imagine that for
Lazarus it's also quite easy, since the needed libs are known.

I suspect the idea is taken from MacOS, where apps are bundled in a similar


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