[fpc-pascal]fpc 1.0 and 1.1 incompatibility

Vincent Snijders vslist at zonnet.nl
Thu Oct 30 17:16:49 CET 2003

On Thu, 30 Oct 2003 12:55:55 +0100 (CET)
"Peter Vreman" <peter at freepascal.org> wrote:

> >> fpc 1.1 gives the following error message:
> >> overloadedcontructor.pas(36,32) Error: Can't determine which
> >overloaded> function to call overloadedcontructor.pas(19,19) Hint:
> >Found> declaration: constructor TBase.Create(TComponent)
> >> overloadedcontructor.pas(26,23) Hint: Found declaration:
> >constructor> TSubClass.Create(TStrings) overloadedcontructor.pas(39)
> >Fatal: There> were 1 errors compiling module, stopping
> >
> > In a way that makes a lot of sense... however it's a symptom of the
> > way FPC
> > does overloading in objfpc mode. I've no idea why it's broken
> > between 1.0 and 1.1, I can only think it's related to a missing
> > patch?
> >
> There was a patch too much. I removed the code inserted to fix tw2725.
> The overloading search was also done for class constructors, but that
> is also wrong. Now overloading search in parent classes is only
> triggered by the overload directive, just like delphi.

Peter, did you commit your changes? I just tried and cycled a new
compiler  etc, but the test program still errors out.


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