[fpc-devel] Sorting tests
sglienke at dsharp.org
Mon Nov 28 12:43:17 CET 2022
Nevermind - I guess there is:
Am 28.11.2022 um 12:35 schrieb Stefan Glienke via fpc-devel:
> In Delphi that would be the
> intrinsic - I could not find that one in the 3.2.0 feature list.
> Am 28.11.2022 um 11:17 schrieb J. Gareth Moreton via fpc-devel:
>> Well that spoils that idea! Is there any way to determine if it's
>> pointer-based so you can swap references instead of going through the
>> whole penalty of creating and destroying temporary objects?
>> On 28/11/2022 10:07, Sven Barth wrote:
>>> J. Gareth Moreton via fpc-devel <fpc-devel at lists.freepascal.org>
>>> schrieb am Mo., 28. Nov. 2022, 11:01:
>>> Just want to clarify something... if a type is managed, can it
>>> be safely
>>> typecast to a pointer in all instances and on all platforms? (The
>>> purpose being so if I wanted to swap two items, so there's no
>>> change in the reference counters, I can simply swap the pointers...
>>> there's no dereferencing involved!)
>>> No, managed does not automatically mean that it's a Pointer based
>>> type. Records with management operators, Variants and Windows
>>> WideString are managed as well.
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