[fpc-devel] Redefine FillChar() to use out parameter instead
thaddy at thaddy.com
Thu Nov 19 11:39:25 CET 2009
Jonas Maebe wrote:
> If you change the behaviour of "out" so that such parameters are no
> longer finalised before the routine is entered, then the above will
> cause a memory leak. You can verify this by changing the "out rec"
> parameter into "var rec".
Then this is definitely not a sextopod but an octopod. (really serious
bug) The "out" should behave like "var" + referencecount and
finalization outside the procedure or function.
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