[fpc-devel] Compiler limitations

Jonas Maebe jonas.maebe at elis.ugent.be
Fri May 9 22:52:25 CEST 2008

On 09 May 2008, at 22:43, Vincent Snijders wrote:

> Florian Klaempfl schreef:
>> Miklos Cserzo schrieb:
>>> Hi Folks,
>>> according the documentation "Arrays are limited to 2 GBytes in  
>>> size in the default processor mode." Is there another mode  
>>> allowing bigger arrays?
>> 64 Bit mode/compiler.
> Except for darwin.
> Except it doesn't work:
> http://www.freepascal.org/testsuite/cgi-bin/testsuite.cgi?action=3&run1id=21737&testfileid=2417

Maybe Win64 doesn't support it either.

And note that this test (and the darwin remark) about statically  
allocated arrays. Dynamically allocated arrays don't have such  


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