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Using EurekaLog with automated builds

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Note: this article is part of explaining compilation outside of IDE.

 

Direct calling of ecc32.exe/emake.exe/ecc32speed.exe rather than using standard EurekaLog expert is often used in automated build scenarios. Many EurekaLog's users setup a build server, where they can build working project automatically without calling IDE. Usually it involves usage some sort of make program (tool) or .bat/.cmd-files. In all those cases compilation is performed by calling dcc32.exe/make.exe directly. The EurekaLog expert is not used, so it has no chances in adding "EurekaLog's magic" to application.

 

In those cases you need to manually add a call to ecc32.exe/emake.exe/ecc32speed.exe. There are two options:

[Script] If you have control over name of compiler ("dcc32.exe"/"make.exe") - then just replace it to "ecc32.exe"/"emake.exe";
[Tool] If you don't have control over name of "dcc32.exe"/"make.exe" - then you need to insert additional calls of ecc32.exe/emake.exe with --el_prepare/--el_alter_exe parameters:
o[Delphi 2006 and below] You need to insert a call to ecc32.exe/emake.exe/ecc32speed.exe before and after project compilation;
o[Delphi 2007 and above] You can insert a call to ecc32.exe/emake.exe/ecc32speed.exe to project's pre- and post-build events.

 

 

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