[fpc-devel] Maybe repeat: currency type broken in 2.0.1

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Sat Jul 23 18:28:01 CEST 2005

On Sat, 23 Jul 2005, Tony Maro wrote:

> I tried to send this last night, but my phones and DSL were extremely flaky
> and I never saw it arrive on the list.
> I've been using the currency type for a few months now.  On 2.0.0 it seemed to
> work fine.  I have recently updated to 2.0.1 and you can't do:
> var
>    MyCurrency: Currency;
> begin
> CurrencyFormat := 0; // optional? It's my default anyway.
> MyCurrency := 12.53;
> writeln(MyCurrency); // this works
> writeln(format('%n',[MyCurrency])); // this doesn't
> end;
> It throws a bad parameter in format error, but the currency variable itself
> works fine as does the first writeln.
> Should I add this to the bugtracker, or is it just me?

Please add it to the bug tracker, so it won't be forgotten.


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