[fpc-devel] Delphi smart-linking perspective ( Language change and implementation ... )

Jonas Maebe jonas.maebe at elis.ugent.be
Sun May 31 21:02:20 CEST 2009

On 31 May 2009, at 19:34, Florian Klaempfl wrote:

> Jonas Maebe schrieb:
> situations, but not very much.
>>> Has anyone tried it on Lazarus?
>> Yes, the but the results are not very impressive. The reason is due  
>> to the way the LCL is constructed, almost every declared class can  
>> theoretically be instantiated. On the other hand, I read that  
>> recently the LCL was restructured a bit to improve the situation,  
>> so maybe the results would be better now.
>> Also note that WPO can do little about published methods (since it  
>> must assume that these can all be called via RTTI).
> Maybe the IDE can feedback some info about used classes and methods?

If it could say that a number of classes definitely are not  
instantiated, that could indeed help.


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