[fpc-devel] GetPropList and order of properties returned

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Tue Dec 20 11:31:51 CET 2005

On Tue, 20 Dec 2005, Graeme Geldenhuys wrote:

> Hi,
> What are the rules regarding the order of a unsorted list of published 
> properties using the GetPropList method, when inheritance has been used.
> I had unit tests from a Delphi app that detected this difference.
> Below is the results from Delphi and FPC.  The first set has been compiled 
> with Delphi 7 and the second set of results from a exectable compiled with 
> FPC 2.0.1
> As you can see, Delphi lists the properties from the root object out, and FPC 
> lists them from the outer object in.  Which one is doing it correctly, or is 
> there no set rule?

There is no set rule. If I remember correctly, the order changed in
Delphi, because I seem to remember that it was as FPC (D5 or so).


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