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

Marco van de Voort marcov at stack.nl
Sun May 31 21:06:01 CEST 2009

In our previous episode, Florian Klaempfl said:
> > 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?

In time, a pascal analyser would be a good thing to have. I think analysis
of smartlinking is more something for an analyzer than the compiler itself
(though the compiler could generate certain datafiles obviously).

I was thinking about such things due to the recompilation bug, searching for
a way to get _easily_ insight into the uses struccture.

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