[fpc-devel] Redefine FillChar() to use out parameter instead

Florian Klaempfl florian at freepascal.org
Thu Nov 19 08:49:49 CET 2009

Graeme Geldenhuys schrieb:
> Jonas Maebe wrote:
>> Delphi compatibility. And Delphi does that because COM requires this  
>> behaviour.
> Can't that behaviour be limited to Windows platform only. Now *all*
> platforms and all non-COM code has to be stuck with the useless compiler
> hint simply because of some Windows and more specifically Windows + COM
> behaviour.

Without COM, FPC wouldn't have out parameters.

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