[fpc-devel] FPC Delphi compatibility question...

Jonas Maebe jonas.maebe at elis.ugent.be
Fri Jun 19 12:34:47 CEST 2009

On 19 Jun 2009, at 12:01, Maxim Egorov wrote:

> Micha Nelissen пишет:
>> Since the return value is undefined, anything is possible:
>> * calculate crc32 over executable
>> * random value from stack
>> * do nothing at all
> It's not true in the case of functions that return dynamic arrays,  
> strings or interfaces. Because of these types require special  
> finalization and they must be initialized to nil by default.

That is an implementation detail, and not something you can rely on as  
far as semantics are concerned.


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