>
> yes, perhaps the FPC and/or Lazarus installer can determine the OS it is
> being installed on and it can create these links as necessary? that may
> require root access, though... some may not want to provide that...
> especially if it is an install for only one user...
>

I think this is not a good idea. Developers MUST take care of the
system's internals. It should not be problem for a responsible
developer (hey, it is just a devel package). On windows systems,
developers tends to ignore fundamental principles. Unix, Linux, etc.
requires some background. That is why unix-like systems are more
reliable than windows systems: unix's developers know unix, windows
developers don't know windows.

Gustavo

ps: excuse my english

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