[fpc-devel] FPC micro controller

Jonas Maebe jonas.maebe at elis.ugent.be
Wed Jul 29 19:41:51 CEST 2009

On 29 Jul 2009, at 18:47, Daniƫl Mantione wrote:

> Op Wed, 29 Jul 2009, schreef Desmond Coertzen:
>> This is my first question / suggestion: With byte sized variables  
>> being the
>> smallest accessible variable in the PC architecture, will we see a  
>> language
>> extension to provide bit accessible variables for the micro  
>> controllers?
> Do you mean bitpacking?
> type  nibbles=bitpacked record
>        low_nibble=0..15;
>        high_nibble=0..15;
>      end;

This is not usable for accessing particular bits of microcontroller  
registers, because the internal format of a bitpacked record is  
undefined and can change at any time for any reason.


More information about the fpc-devel mailing list