[fpc-devel] Performance of string handling in trunk
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.
More information about the fpc-devel