[fpc-devel] Re: JVM: class of XYZ => java.lang.Class

Sven Barth pascaldragon at googlemail.com
Sun Dec 25 22:26:57 CET 2011

On 25.12.2011 22:11, Jonas Maebe wrote:
> On 25 Dec 2011, at 22:06, Sven Barth wrote:
>> On 25.12.2011 20:53, Jonas Maebe wrote:
>>> On 25 Dec 2011, at 18:23, Sven Barth wrote:
>>>> Ok, I could simply solve this by doing a typecast "JLClass(TTrainTypeActivity)",
>>> That's indeed the proper way.
>> Ok, if you say so. Thanks.
> The main problem is that the more magic conversions are added to the compiler, the harder things become to maintain (both for the JVM target and for other targets).

I understand that, but from a user point of view it's rather confusing 
(Strings are another prominent example here). It might be a good idea if 
someone (not necessarily you) writes down these little caveats so that 
others don't need to hunt down these problems again.


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