[fpc-devel] RTTI interface & variant late binding issue (mORMot)

Florian Klämpfl florian at freepascal.org
Sat Feb 7 10:40:21 CET 2015

Am 06.02.2015 um 19:49 schrieb Steve Hildebrandt:
> Am 06.02.2015 um 09:49 schrieb Michael Van Canneyt:
>> On Thu, 5 Feb 2015, Alfred wrote:
>>> Hello to all,
>>> While enjoying variant late binding for a couple of month now, I would like to ask for an update
>>> on the status of RTTI.
>>> The mORMot developer has designed a work-around for the missing RTTI. This works well.
>>> But it would be (much) nicer to be able to use RTTI without workaround.
>>> Does anybody have some info about the status of this (feature) request ?
>> If you are referring to http://bugs.freepascal.org/view.php?id=26774
>> Work on it was started by Steve Hildebrandt, but I got the impression that
>> due to the cross-platform nature of FPC he ran into some problems. I may be wrong, though. I do
>> not know enough about the compiler internals to assess the situation.
>> Michael.
> Your assesment is correct.
> I have a version that is nearly complete for Windows(for other platforms I have't done anything).
> But to have RTTI on all platforms, that is still delphi compatible is not possible(at least for me),
> due to the nature of some architetures / calling conventions.
> When I have some free time(after the tests for this semester) I will probably be able to post a patch.

Would it be possible that you post the current state of the patch somewhere? So people can look/work
on it.

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