[fpc-devel]operator overloading problem
Marco van de Voort
marcov at stack.nl
Wed Sep 27 09:22:19 CEST 2000
> > >2. Extend the DOS Unit in some way
> > Normally it shouldn't cause any compatibility problems, since ansistrings
> > can be converted to shortstrings on the fly. OTOH, what happens if the
> > calling program is compiled in TP mode?
> For clean programs it shouldn't be a problem but ...
> What about a getenvansistring in the DOS unit? It doesn't marking
> porting harder because
> getenv will be a simple wrapper around getenvansistring. The parameter
> of getenvansistring
> should be an ansistring as well, of course.
Getpchar is better. Can be autoconverted too, and also can be used to get
long env strings in plain tp mode.
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