[fpc-pascal]Calling intr from Windows

James_Wilson at i2.com James_Wilson at i2.com
Mon Mar 18 15:29:55 CET 2002

> I agree, but I also think we shouldn't have any function in the RTL that
> can silently fail. Either we remove the intr and msdos procedures from 
> interface of all Dos.pp units (except of that for the go32v2 target), or
> we put a call to runerror in them (with a unique value that gets added 
> the docs with the description "unsupported function on the current
> platform").

> Striving to a common interface for all platforms is a nice goal, but if 
> can't be done, you should not silently fail imho, since that kind of 
> are the hardest to track. The same can be said for mark/release, which
> also do nothing currently.

I concur as well. When I was using FPC for the first time I got caught by 
intr when trying to compile win32 apps. An outright failure to compile 
might not be necessary, but certainly a warning should be issued.

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