[fpc-devel]fpgtk problem

Peter Vreman peter at freepascal.org
Fri Apr 4 07:41:00 CEST 2003

> At 07.18 03/04/2003, you wrote:
>>>what? it's the simplest thing in the world. You loop through all the
>>>elements of the TVarRec array, last to first, and push them on the
>>> stack,
>>>then you push the formal arguments. Sure, it generates a lot of code,
>>> but
>>>it's not that hard. I mean, variable arrays store the length and TVarRec
>>>stores the type of the data, is there something I don't get?
>>How about data conversions like shortstring, floats?
> The Push() function in my pseudo-code is supposed to take care of that.
> And
> Borland null-terminates short strings for a reason

You can't use a function to push the values, because returning from the
function will cleanup the stack.

>>And also there is a difference between pascal and C if the value or the
>>address where the value is stored is pushed.
> Are you sure? I think there doesn't need to be any difference. Again, I
> think the Borland compiler already takes this in account

Sorry i don't understand what you want to make clear here. There is no
Borland compiler used at all.

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