[fpc-devel] "Case statement does not handle all possible cases" Warning

Marco van de Voort fpc at pascalprogramming.org
Sun May 19 09:51:16 CEST 2019

Op 2019-05-19 om 09:34 schreef Sven Barth via fpc-devel:
> The C-style operators are merely syntactic sugar and don't do any 
> optimization of the operation. Also they can't be used on properties.
> Not to mention that not everyone likes their use (I for example am 
> pondering whether I should add a "$COperators Off" to FPC fpcdefs.inc 
> so that contributors won't be tempted to use them).
Initially they were afaik introduced for conversion purposes. So unless 
somebody translates LLVM or large parts of GCC, the compiler shouldn't 
need them :-)

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