30 August 2012

Lazarus 1.0 release available for download

The Lazarus team is glad to announce the release of:

Lazarus 1.0

At this important stage the current team would like to thank all the past and current people who were involved in getting us here.

* Thanks also go to the FPC team for providing the compiler that makes it all possible.

* Special thanks go to the founders of the project who started Lazarus more than a decade ago in 1999: Cliff Baeseman, Shane Miller and Michael A. Hess.

* A history of developers involved can be found at http://wiki.lazarus.freepascal.org/History. And a list of the many contributors comes with the distribution.

The release is available for download at the SourceForge download page:


Choose your CPU, OS, distro and then the "Lazarus 1.0" directory.

Minimum requirements:

Windows: 98, 2k, XP, Vista, 7, 32 or 64bit

FreeBSD/Linux: gtk 2.8 or qt4.5, 32 or 64bit

Mac OS X: 10.4, LCL only 32bit, non LCL apps can be 64bit

This release has been built with fpc 2.6.0 (the former release was built with that too).

The svn tag is


The list of changes:


For people who are blocked by SF, the Lazarus releases from sourceforge are mirrored at:


and later at (after some time for synchronization)




22 August 2012

Lazarus : idemake.cfg is missing

If you try to rebuild lazarus and get compiler message for not finding file idemake.cfg, you should find it on "C:\User\AppData\Local\Lazarus\idemake.cfg" and copy to lazarus installation folder...