[fpc-devel] "inline" issue

J. Gareth Moreton gareth at moreton-family.com
Fri Apr 26 22:41:04 CEST 2019

On 26/04/2019 21:29, Sven Barth via fpc-devel wrote:
> ...
> You did read what Jonas said in the bug report? Adding "inline" in the 
> implementation section for the interface section would need to lead to 
> a change of the interface CRC which is a no-go once the interface 
> section has been handled (and has lead to enough problems in the past, 
> so fixing this remaining problem is definitely important). If another 
> unit should inline something then the "inline" directive needs to be 
> in the interface section, because that's the purpose of the interface 
> section.

I did.  I did talk with Jonas privately about the issue, because I did 
try to fix the compiler so you couldn't do this.  The problem is, a lot 
of stuff broke, including code in the System unit and the compiler 
itself.  Take a look: https://bugs.freepascal.org/view.php?id=35433

Gareth aka. Kit

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