[fpc-devel] Improving Ref Counting

Jonas Maebe jonas at zeus.ugent.be
Mon Feb 28 13:01:03 CET 2005

On 28 feb 2005, at 12:26, Jamie McCracken wrote:

>> FPC uses an platform independent method. The C++ ABI isn't used.
> But it could be used on platforms that have a "fairly" stable and 
> standardised C++ ABI (windows and Linux mainly). Other platforms can 
> use the current FPC generic method as a fallback.

FPC could use that trick on (pretty much?) any platform. It doesn't 
have to be compatible with the official C++ abi of that platform (just 
like the current technique isn't either). It just isn't implemented 


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