[fpc-pascal]method pointers, design patterns, OP idioms etc.

Peter Vreman peter at freepascal.org
Wed Nov 27 17:38:52 CET 2002

>> Does FPC generate proper PIC code ?
> IIRC, no it doesn't. Others may have better info - indeed it may now
> generate
> PIC properly, but I seem to remember this was an issue at one point and I
> don't
> remember anyone announcing that it had been fixed.

It does not generate PIC code. For PIC code to be generated the compiler
needs a new register allocator, because you need an extra register to hold
the GOT

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