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

Marco van de Voort marcov at stack.nl
Sun May 31 21:27:31 CEST 2009

In our previous episode, Florian Klaempfl said:
> >>> 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).
> This won't help lazarus. For lazarus, also the contents of the lfms is
> important.

Yeah, I got it when I saw Jonas' reply. The IDE could list all visual
components in forms in a file and hand it to the compiler. And a "custom"
list could allow additional streaming types (for users code)

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