[fpc-devel] StrPos giving a access violation

Micha Nelissen micha at neli.hopto.org
Mon Dec 12 13:57:33 CET 2005

Jonas Maebe wrote:
> It happens in more in Pascal. For example, single(longint_var) is  also 
> not the same as single(pointer(longint_var)) (let's assume a  32bit 
> system). In the former case, the longint is convert to a  floating point 
> number with the same value. In the latter case, you  get a floating 
> point number with the same bit pattern as that  original longint (which 
> may be a valid or invalid floating point  number, and whose value is 
> almost certainly different from the  longint's value, except in case of 0).

Oh, I thought always the second case happened. Apparantly not.


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