[fpc-pascal] How to solve "variable does not seem to be initialized " compiler hint.

Rainer Stratmann RainerStratmann at t-online.de
Fri Nov 20 08:57:08 CET 2009


Am Friday 20 November 2009 07:40:33 schrieb Graeme Geldenhuys:
> Rainer Stratmann wrote:
> > May be it is possible to make a compiler switch like
> > $PASS_VAR_NO_HINT ON
>
> No. My issue is not the hint in general. The hint is if for "real"
> issues. My issue is that I tried to solve the compiler hint by manually
> initializing my structured types using FillChar(). And it return the
> hint did not go away, it simply moved location to the call to FillChar().

But how do you solve the hints where a variable is initialised by a function 
call with a var in the parameters then?

May be it is possible to print hints and warnings in different colours in the 
output screen. Then it is more userfriendly.

Rainer

> This was not what I expected. FillChar() is very often used to
> initialize structured types and arrays, so I did not expect the
> FillChar() to give me that same compiler hint. At closes inspection, I
> noticed the issue with FillChar - the first var parameter that should
> have been a out parameter.
>
>
> Regards,
>   - Graeme -





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