[fpc-devel] Lazarus instability on windows caused by widestrings?

Vincent Snijders vsnijders at quicknet.nl
Thu Jun 23 14:45:00 CEST 2005

Florian Klaempfl wrote:
> Vincent Snijders wrote:
>>I am investigating some instabilities of lazarus and stumbled on the
>>following (from UTF8Decode).
>>  hs: widestring;
>>  SetLength(hs,20);
>>  SetLength(hs,8);
>>In fpc_WideStr_SetLength first a string is allocated with NewWideString,
>>which calls SysAllocStringLen on windows.
>>For the second SetLength, a plain reallocmem is used, where I would have
>>expected a call to SysReAllocStringLen.
>>What do you think?
> This was forgotten to change :( Sending a patch is ok ;)

Don't expect a patch from me. I think this is too low level RTL, 
otherwise I would have tried it out myself to be sure. Using fpc 2.0.0 
for lazarus on win32 is another option, I guess.

Should I make a bug report for it?


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