[fpc-devel] duplicate internal error numbers

Sven Barth pascaldragon at googlemail.com
Thu Oct 8 18:39:23 CEST 2020

Marģers . via fpc-devel <fpc-devel at lists.freepascal.org> schrieb am Do., 8.
Okt. 2020, 12:39:

> > 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

That is kinda the point. They *should* not be triggered, but when they are
triggered they should be found. This is especially important as most users
are using release versions while we are working on trunk.

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