[fpc-pascal]FPC interfaces compatible with COM interfaces ?

Thomas Schatzl tom_at_work at yline.com
Thu Apr 5 12:41:45 CEST 2001


    here's a reply from Florian Klaempfl to me in private due to problems with
the mailing list server (translated). Probably someone is interested in it too:

>Hello all,
>     are the FPC interfaces binary compatible with COM interfaces ?

Should be the case.

>So that it
>were possible to interface to existing COM classes like it possible with
>? No need to create new COM interfaces (or extend them or whatever) but simply

Should be possible too.

>call them in a more convenient way.
>I guess not, but it never hurts to make sure and ask since a long time has
>passed when I last asked....

COM - support for Interfaces has not been tested yet but should work in
principle. The Delphi DX8 headers should compile perfectly.

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Note that some small problems / Delphi incompatibilities are remaining. These
incompatibilites are currently being resolved by him.


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