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

Graeme Geldenhuys graeme at mastermaths.co.za
Thu Nov 19 11:24:02 CET 2009

Paul Ishenin wrote:
> Compiler will add a flag for each var/const argument that they dont 
> require that checks.

Can't the compiler simply initialize structured types by default?
Initialize char arrays to empty strings, other structures like pointers
to nil, byte arrays to #0 etc..?

After all, this is already done for AnsString, Integer type, real types

  - Graeme -

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