[fpc-devel] Customer Done procedure for dynamic arrays
marc at dommelstein.net
Fri May 28 17:56:42 CEST 2010
Andrew Brunner wrote:
> I use dynamic arrays for data structures and sometimes types.
> Under linux I have had no problems with transversing the list of data
> and calling "Done" on all types then calling finalize on the list
> Under windows I just executed the same code that worked under linux
> but crashed under windows.
> TInt64Array=Array of Int64;
> procedure Done(var List:TInt64Array);
> procedure Empty(var List:TInt64Array);
> In the above case the two procedures worked under linux. Under
> Windows Done crashes. Is this a bug that needs to be reported or is
> the memory manager performing different under Linux than under
> This is a basic example. Some of my data structures involve strings
> and sub-arrays to other data structures or pointers thereto. To fix
> the problem I just use Empty instead of Done but I am looking to find
> out why can use Finalize on Linux but not on Windows?
Why do you want to finalize it ? This is automatically done by fpc when
you set the length to 0 (or when the array goes out of scope)
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