[fpc-devel] Minor doc error about "const param"
Michael Van Canneyt
michael at freepascal.org
Mon Dec 20 12:29:42 CET 2021
On Mon, 20 Dec 2021, Martin Frb via fpc-devel wrote:
> Actually an commission, but an important one.
> > Specifying a parameter as Constant is giving the compiler a hint that
> the contents of the parameter will not be changed by the called routine.
> "by the called routine."
> Should that not be "by any code (the caller, the called, or any nested
> callee, or any other thread, interrupt or hardware modifying memory)"?
If the value is copied then nothing else can change it since it is only
accessible to the routine itself ? (unless you're doing some really dirty
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