[fpc-devel] Circular references and forward declarations

Juha Manninen juha.manninen at phnet.fi
Tue Jan 5 18:59:51 CET 2010

On tiistai, 5. tammikuuta 2010 19:16:25 Florian Klaempfl wrote:
> See e.g. the compiler, but how does a big source file hurt anyways?
> Today, navigation is done by the IDE and cvs times are also gone when
> big files were a problem to commit. I consider class reference refering
> some external files not better than one big file if this is really
> needed. Things being interwinded can also end in the same file.

Ok, that is a good point but then we are talking about a different thing 
already. Now the question is whether a huge source file is a bad thing or not.
IMO, the compiler should not force a programmer to make a 34 000 lines source 
file (like VirtualTreeView has). Programmer should have a choice to split it 
if he wants.

Juha Manninen

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