[fpc-devel] Record with dynamic array of same type

Jonas Maebe jonas.maebe at elis.ugent.be
Wed Dec 9 15:48:56 CET 2009

On 09 Dec 2009, at 15:28, dmitry boyarintsev wrote:

> On Wed, Dec 9, 2009 at 5:22 PM, Jonas Maebe  
> <jonas.maebe at elis.ugent.be> wrote:
>> I guess it should be possible to give an error similar to what  
>> Kylix does:
>>  tt.pp(9) Error: Type 'TMyRecord' is not yet completely defined
> if dynamic arrays are actually pointers, why the record should not be
> completely defined?

I don't know why Kylix refuses it. It's true that in theory it could  
be compilable (and apparently some very old FPC version did and very  
new Delphi version does compile it).


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