[fpc-devel] Gaps in a non-contiguous enum

Martin Frb lazarus at mfriebe.de
Tue Aug 16 11:18:25 CEST 2022

On 16/08/2022 09:37, Michael Van Canneyt via fpc-devel wrote:
> On Tue, 16 Aug 2022, Juha Manninen via fpc-devel wrote:
>> And function GetEnumValue() is buggy.
> It is not buggy. It does not support enumerateds with gaps, because 
> RTTI does not support enumerateds with gaps.
> It never has.
>   Published
>     property Fruit : TFruitMore Read FFruit Write FFruit;

> If you change it to
>   EnumType:=TypeInfo(TFruitMore);
> Delphi will even write a compile-time error:

Then maybe the property should not compile either.

What is the point to allow it being published, if then you can not get 
(correct) typeinfo? (and therefore not stream it)

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