[fpc-devel]operator overloading problem

Michael Van Canneyt michael.vancanneyt at wisa.be
Wed Sep 27 09:24:06 CEST 2000

On Wed, 27 Sep 2000, Jonas Maebe wrote:

> >> 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.
> But then you have to take care of deallocating the memory reserved for 
> returning the environment string in.

Yes. I don't think the pchar is a good idea; If you had this problem
in TP then you had to think of a solution by yourself already, so trying
to be TP compatible doesn't make sense for this, IMHO.


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