[fpc-devel] Custom sorted stringlists

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Mon Jan 14 22:39:16 CET 2019

On Mon, 14 Jan 2019, Franz Müller wrote:

> Hi, after a lot of testing, I think it is safe and I have submitted this 
> patch to the bugtracker
> https://bugs.freepascal.org/view.php?id=34873
> With this patch, it is possible to provide a custom compare function to a 
> stringlist and thus allow the stringlist to keep the items automatically 
> sorted according to the custom compare routine.

I have assigned it to myself and look at it during the weekend.

> In addition, this custom compare function can also use fields of the objects 
> associated with the strings.
> I would also be willing to update the documentation accordingly, but I have 
> no idea how to do that.

Thanks for offering, but please don't bother, I will take care of that. 
In each case, this feature will not make it in 3.2, and the documentation 
is only updated just before a release, so it has no point including it now.

In each case, thank you for your efforts.


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