[fpc-devel] How to move this, but in FPC 32bit?

Ozz Nixon ozznixon at gmail.com
Wed Nov 14 13:44:21 CET 2018

Thank you all ... I am on the road, when I get back, I will track down
TUnitHeader, TObjectTypeDefinition, TOrdinalTypeDefinition - and post those
structures. My problem was changing the above to simple:

does not work, I think they are constants - I will have to dig back through
the code. (It's from 1995, written by Anders Hejlsberg, so it does a lot of
odd ASM things).


On Tue, Nov 13, 2018 at 1:31 PM Ralf Quint <freedos.la at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 11/12/2018 7:37 AM, Ozz Nixon wrote:
> I have these last couple of lines to port to FPC -Mdelphi, but everything
> I try fails...
> Asm
>     MOV  PreviousUnitAddressOffset,
> TUnitHeader.PreviousUnitAddress
>     MOV  PreviousLibraryUnitAddressOffset,
> TUnitHeader.PreviousLibraryUnitAddress
>     MOV  AncestorTypeDefinitionOffset,
> TObjectTypeDefinition.AncestorTypeOffset
>     MOV  OrdinalTypeDefLowerLimitOffset,
>  TOrdinalTypeDefinition.LowerLimit
>     MOV  OrdinalTypeDefUpperLimitOffset,
>  TOrdinalTypeDefinition.UpperLimit
> end;
> Well, as others already mentioned, it is hard to give proper advice
> without having a reproducible piece of code.
> Just looking at the snippet above, I would start with questioning if there
> isn't a more "Pascal way" to do this, whatever this piece of code is trying
> to accomplish...
> Ralf
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