[fpc-pascal] TObjectList in Contnrs in FCL (doc, usage)?
Michael Van Canneyt
michael at freepascal.org
Tue May 31 16:57:08 CEST 2005
On Tue, 31 May 2005, Tom Verhoeff wrote:
> I would like to use TObjectList from Contnrs (because it occurs in
> some Delphi application that I wish to compile with FreePascal).
> There are two problems:
> (1) The compiler does not find the unit Contnrs. It turns out
> that this unit resides in
> which the compiler does not find by itself (it does find Classes in
> Of course, I can change my fpc.cfg, but shouldn't this just work?
> Or should I do something else to use FCL units?
> (2) The FCL (RTL?) documentation does not mention Contnrs (it does mention
> It would be useful to include a link on "FCL - Free Component Library"
> (fcl/fcl.html) to the online documentation
> However, it is not completely clear to me where the boundary is between
> RTL and FCL. Classes is listed under FCL, and is documented under RTL.
Classes is RTL. I will update the web page.
All non-visual VCL components (or their equivalents) will end up in the
FCL. The classes unit is an exception, since it is tightly integrated
with the Compiler/RTL. The division is compatible to Kylix/Delphi 7 or
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