[fpc-devel] Allow record helper inheritance in Delphi mode

Marco van de Voort marcov at stack.nl
Thu Aug 31 15:29:30 CEST 2017

In our previous episode, Sven Barth via fpc-devel said:
> > Yeah, they might enable record helper inheritance for example :P (Record
> helper inheritance was documented to work for about 7 years since Delphi
> 2007 until XE6
> http://docwiki.embarcadero.com/RADStudio/XE6/en/Class_and_Record_Helpers_(Delphi)
> ).

(pretty underwhelming as a description of helper inheritance, doesn't
describe at all what it is good for or how it works)

> Huh? I had developed the feature while testing with Delphi XE and there
> record helpers did not support inheritance, only class helpers did. So as
> long as you don't provide prove I'd say that this is a documentation bug.

My XE4 doesn't either. 

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