[fpc-devel] Bug #0021641: Array of const gives check range error

Jonas Maebe jonas.maebe at elis.ugent.be
Wed Apr 4 00:57:20 CEST 2012

On 03 Apr 2012, at 20:27, patspiper wrote:

> The following is related to bug #0021641 (Array of const gives check range error).
> Is it correct for the exception to manifest itself in the dword case and not the qword one?
>  writeln(Format('%d', [qword(qword(High(Int64))+1)]));  //ok
>  writeln(Format('%d', [dword(dword(High(integer))+1)]));  //exception

Yes, it's correct, because as mentioned in the bug report tvarrec can hold a qword, but not a dword (and dword must be passed as 32 bit = longint for Delphi compatibility).


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