[fpc-devel] Issue in FPDOC Editor or Makeskel?

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Mon Mar 28 15:28:16 CEST 2022

On Mon, 28 Mar 2022, Zeljko Avramovic via fpc-devel wrote:

>>> I have already opened and issue for Lazarus FPDOC Editor, but now I am not sure if that should be fixed in FPDOC Editor or Makeskel tool so I would appreciate an advice so that I can change bug report if needed.
>>> Basically, FPDOC Editor in Lazarus does not recognize record helper method
>>> "SomeRecord.SomeMethod" element generated with Makeskel in XML.  Instead
>>> it creates it's own new XML element adding prefix "class operator " so we
>>> get new element "class operator SomeRecord.SomeMethod".
>> Seems really like a fpdoc editor problem.
>> Simply
>> <element name="SomeRecord.SomeMethod">
>> </element>
>> is correct from a makeskel/fpdoc engine point of view.
> Thanks, that's the info I needed - so bug report will stay addressed to FPDOC editor as it is now.
> Anyway, meantime I found out that FPDOC expects "class operator " prefix to Initialize() method name causing the described problem. Other plain record helper methods are fine.

Probably a hack to support the initialize management operator.

> I don't know why, but forwarding to fpc-other was not successful (double checked everything), so I was forced to reply here. Sorry again.

No worries, I'm not on fpc-other, so you came to the right place.


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