[fpc-devel] duplicate internal error numbers

Marģers . margers.roked at inbox.lv
Thu Oct 8 12:39:42 CEST 2020

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Subject: Re: [fpc-devel] duplicate internal error numbers
Date: trešd., 7 okt. 2020, 16:40
From:  J. Gareth Moreton via fpc-devel <fpc-devel at lists.freepascal.org>
To:  <fpc-devel at lists.freepascal.org>

> When two different programmers write code on the same day in different
> parts of the compiler, there's bound to be a clash eventually.  

good example was z80 and xtensa

> I would advise against an automated change in case it changes too many
> internal error numbers and when a third party raises an issue where the
> compiler has triggered one, we can no longer identify where in the code
> base that the state has gone bad because none of the numbers match any more.

It is not that much problem. Most of internal errors would not be triggered by end users.
Opened new ticket in bug tracer https://bugs.freepascal.org/view.php?id=37888

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