[fpc-devel] Component FTag and Tag should be int64

Luiz Americo Pereira Camara luizmed at oi.com.br
Tue Nov 23 21:44:51 CET 2010

michael.vancanneyt at wisa.be escreveu:
> On Tue, 23 Nov 2010, Hans-Peter Diettrich wrote:
>> Andrew Brunner schrieb:
>>> That would not be an issue as Int64 is available under all flavors 
>>> of FPC. I don't see the hold up in adding a patch for Data field. 
>>> There is just one unit to change. What makes this so complicated 
>>> that it hasn't be accomplished yet???
>> First we have to agreee about the new type. Int64 could have been 
>> choosen already - by Delphi - when this were a reasonable decision.
> As I understand it , Andrew is talking about adding an additional 
> field 'Data' of type pointer (or better would be TObject) which would 
> exist next to the Tag field.
> For Delphi compatibility reasons, the Tag type will be changed to PtrInt.


I've been waiting for some time:


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