[fpc-devel] ref count issue with out param

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Sat Jun 13 18:15:04 CEST 2015

On Sat, 13 Jun 2015, Michael Van Canneyt wrote:

>> In my example the out param is fine too, but the other param (that gets 
>> passed the same param on the callee side) is dangling.
> Normally only if the initial reference count was 1.
> And now you know why reference counts can be dangerous and bite you in the 
> lef:-)
> But I will see if I can document the case.

Turns out it was already documented, but not yet on the website. 
There is a section devoted to managed types and reference counts.

I added my sample program, will see about concocting a simple version of yours.


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