[fpc-devel] TList or TFPList - a Linked list ?
nc-gaertnma at netcologne.de
Thu Dec 15 00:51:36 CET 2005
On Wed, 14 Dec 2005 16:22:53 -0700
Sterling Bates <whoelse at sterlingbates.com> wrote:
> Mattias Gaertner wrote:
> >If the linked list item contains the whole data, then you are either not
> >talking of the generic list this thread is about, or you use templates.
> >In the later case a TList will also use templates and the 'payload' is
> >the same.
> That's true of records, sure. Someone could also create a
> TLinkedListItem base class from which to descend and store their data
> there. The next & prev pointers can be stored in the base class.
Well, if you use objects, then you get even more mem overhead ... :)
> Anyway, thanks for the discussion :)
We could discuss it endless. Micha's original idea was even to use a block
linked list. :)
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