[fpc-devel] Performance of string handling in trunk

Michael Schnell mschnell at lumino.de
Thu Jun 27 09:44:08 CEST 2013

> 2) Nothing is copied on an assignment to a string variable, except the 
> reference to the memory object.
Sorry,  I erroneously thought about the variable itself being ref 
counted, while in fact the variable is a pointer to the (hidden) String 
management record, which is the ref counted entity and holds the content 
pointer to the String array.


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