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Delphi Component vendors: when you ship source code, make it IDE-browsable as well by compiling with $YD or $Y+

The Wiert Corner – It took me a while to figure this one out: When you have a registered Delphi, you can Ctrl-Click browse both the units and symbols of RTL, VCL, etc. But Delphi will not recompile these units. Some third party components you cannot Ctrl-Click browse the units or symbols, unless you put the source directory in the Delphi Library Path (which causes them to be compiled each and every time). This is because: the precompiled DCUs are in the Delphi Library¬†Path. the source code is added to the Delphi Browsing¬†Path (and sometimes not even that). the DCUs don’t contain information that the ...
Favorite? Off-Topic? jpluimers @ 2015-05-06 07:00

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