[fpc-devel] Important: Call for testing.

Martin Schreiber fpmse at bluewin.ch
Sat Jan 1 16:54:19 CET 2005

On Sunday 30 March 2008 18.08:24 Michael Van Canneyt wrote:
> On Sun, 30 Mar 2008, C Western wrote:

> > Things now seem to work for me after a little adjustment. I don't know if
> > it is intentional, but the order in which references are satisfied seems
> > to have been reversed in the current version, which revealed a minor
> > error in my code. I suspect I won't be the only one, so it might be kind
> > to reverse the list to avoid similar problems.
> Nono, it's good that you fixed your bug.
> You should never rely on the loading order. For forms, for instance, it is
> dependent on the creation in the IDE. A simple cut and paste could change
> the order. Relying on this would be bad practice.
I'd like to second Colins wish. Please use the same resolving order as Delphi. 
MSEide+MSEgui compiles with Delphi7 so the reversed order is an unnecessary 
complication and error source.

> > The other thing that struck me is that unsatisfied references do not
> > throw an error - shouldn't they? (It would have made fixing the error a
> > little easier) How about the following patch:
> Delphi doesn't throw an error either, and it should definitely not do so at
> the end of local reference resolving; At most this could be done after all
> loading is done, and you don't know when that is: forms can be created at
> any time...

Thanks, Martin

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