[fpc-devel] TProcess empty parameter
Marco van de Voort
marcov at stack.nl
Thu May 7 14:15:07 CEST 2015
In our previous episode, Michael Van Canneyt said:
> > Since NIL is a termination of an array of pchar in C that is not ok.
> if that were the case, argc would not have been introduced,
> which is why I doubt the use of this argument ?
Where is argc on the calling side? In the parameters of ExecVE ? Right.
> C code that regards nil as the last element of the argv array is just
IMHO *nix is not terribly well designed. Probably the multitude of versions
and being interwoven with C prohibited doing massive cleanups.
> > behaviour of strnew should be checked in both TP and Delphi (since both have
> > strnew) and if necessary changed. (returning FPC_EMPTYCHAR or whatever)
As for Delphi,
var p : pchar;
writes "TRUE 0"
so it seems to be the emptychar story. Better fix that as well.
Unfortunately, FPC_emptychar is not exported from system.
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