[fpc-devel] unexpected results with succ() and fpc 2.4.0
Michael Van Canneyt
michael at freepascal.org
Mon Jan 4 14:21:34 CET 2010
On Mon, 4 Jan 2010, Stefan Kisdaroczi wrote:
> hi list,
> the code below compiled and worked with fpc 2.2.x.
> With fpc 2.4.0 compilation fails with "Division by zero".
> ---- 8< ----
> program divsucc;
> writeln( 256 DIV succ(255) );
Well, Succ(255) is probably evaluated as a byte, in which case it is zero,
and then when attempting to evaluate the DIV, the compiler indeed tries to
divide by zero.
I don't know whether the behaviour of the compiler changed in this respect,
but it seems so ?
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