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Posted on 2001-07-12
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I've installed delphi6 Each component which has dcu files and does not have it's pas file doesn't work on delphi 6

All of this components worked on delphi 5.

What to do?
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Question by:f15iaf
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by:d32coder
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I have the same problem.
It's not the right answer but I just add the pas file to my project and I can compile.

Don
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DelphiGod earned 100 total points
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.DCU files for Delphi 5 will not work for Delphi 6 because they are not binary compatible.  Each version of Delphi changes it's .DCU format slightly to be able to handle it's new features.

If you don't have the .pas files to recompile in Delphi 6, you need to purchase the Delphi 6 .dcu files from the vendor.

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by:f15iaf
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I give you a c grade since it's not the answer i wanted to hear
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by:DelphiGod
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>> I give you a c grade since it's not the answer i wanted to hear <<

I'm sorry to hear I wasted my time.  Sometimes the correct answer may just be "you can't".  Please remember that.
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by:d32coder
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Unfortunate that you were penalized on Borland's behalf.

Don
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by:DelphiGod
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>> Unfortunate that you were penalized on Borland's behalf. <<

Ya, I know.  But I think he'll get less answers from the group.  At least from me....  :)

-Chow-
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