[fpc-devel] Publish some of FPC's internal cross-platform functionality

Sven Barth pascaldragon at googlemail.com
Sun Mar 10 17:14:37 CET 2019

Am 10.03.2019 um 11:43 schrieb Anton Shepelev:
> Michael Van Canneyt to Anton Shepelev:
>>> Thank you, but how do I translate the return value of
>>> GetLastOSError into a value of InOutRes?  The
>>> translation functions are privately implemented in
>>> sysos.inc .
>> You can copy them. It is open source, after all.
> Which brings us back to the initial problem of having to
> write conditionally compiled code for something that
> FreePascal already implements internally in a cross-platform
> manner.
> Since we already have cross-platform functions FileRead and
> FileWrite, would not it be useful to have them set the
> InOutRes variable, or to publish a facility for converting
> the value of GetLastOSError into an InOutRes value?
The usage of InOutRes is only defined for the Pascal style file I/O 


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