[fpc-pascal]Another pointer related question

Jonas Maebe jonas at zeus.rug.ac.be
Tue Oct 23 14:32:06 CEST 2001

On dinsdag, oktober 23, 2001, at 02:17 , Gabor DEAK JAHN wrote:

> FreeMem is a normal RTL function all right but the fact that you can 
> omit
> its second parameter is not documented, at least not in the version of 
> the
> Ref.doc I have. But you're right, it's not a Delphi extension, I've just
> tried it, it compiles without changing the {$MODE}.

It is an extension introduced by Delphi, but since it is implemented as 
a normal procedure in the RTL, it is available in all modes. There is no 
procedure directive to allow a procedure only to be called in certain 


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