[fpc-devel] Widestrings in win32

Florian Klaempfl florian at freepascal.org
Sat Jun 16 19:32:47 CEST 2007

Daniël Mantione schrieb:
> Op Sat, 16 Jun 2007, schreef Martin Schreiber:
>> On Saturday 16 June 2007 08.57, Daniël Mantione wrote:
>>> Op Sat, 16 Jun 2007, schreef Martin Schreiber:
>>>> Hi,
>>>> It seems that CG plans to implement an non BSTR widestring type for
>>>> win32:
>>>> http://groups.google.ch/group/borland.public.delphi.non-technical/msg/7ca
>>>> eced42f1934a4?hl=en&
>>>> The introduced string handling for the "Unicode VCL" is equivalent to the
>>>> string handling in MSEgui BTW.
>>> Noted. As COM incompatibilty seems preferable over not working
>>> widestrings, shall I disable the winlikewidestring in 2.1.5?
>> I would appreciate very much. If you can do so, I could restart the testing 
>> and debugging  of FPC 2.2.
> I made the change, could you please test for any problems, as we are 
> really close to 2.2.0.

You're aware of the fact that this breaks a lot of code especially
delphi compatible one? (Ole)Variants on windows are probably broken too.

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