[fpc-devel]SizeOf() reports 0 for Var Paramaters. (1.1)
Marco van de Voort
marcov at stack.nl
Sun Jul 27 20:34:25 CEST 2003
> Marco van de Voort wrote:
> >proceduer bla(var a: array of longint);
> >// high() and sizeof() are possible
> >and for
> >procedure bla(var a);
> >// none.
> >I'm pretty certain it was the same for 1.0.6. This was already the
> >case in BP/TP (e.g. see the blockwrite and blockread procedures that
> >require the length to be explicitely passed)
> Fpc 1.0.6's SizeOf used to report 4 (regardless of the size of the
1.0.10 also report 4. 1.1 reports 0.
> parameter actually passed) and I submitted a bug report, so it was fixed:
These say that it is fixed in 1.1, and that's true, I verified this.
Probably Peter only fixed it in 1.1, because he considered it a minor bug (
code that relies on this is IMHO severly broken).
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