[fpc-devel] adding a new token to compiler cause exception

Sven Barth pascaldragon at googlemail.com
Tue Oct 13 23:54:51 CEST 2015

Am 13.10.2015 21:51 schrieb "Jonas Maebe" <jonas.maebe at elis.ugent.be>:
> On 13/10/15 19:59, Mohsen wrote:
>> ptconst.pas(95,45) Error: range check error in set constructor or
>> duplicate set element
>> how to solve it ?
> Pascal sets can only contain values/enumerations whose ordinal value is
<= 255. There are more than 256 tokens already. If you add new tokens at
the start, existing tokens may get an ordinal value > 255, so existing set
expressions that previously worked may now fail.
> The only way to solve that is to remove the items whose ordinal values
are > 255 from set expressions and to test for them using the regular '='

Maybe I should start to work on the support for array constructors and
operators once generic functions and dynamic packages are working... :P

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