[fpc-pascal] Dynamic arrays in FP

Jonas Maebe jonas at zeus.ugent.be
Thu May 5 13:05:36 CEST 2005

On 05 May 2005, at 13:06, Michael Van Canneyt wrote:

>>> Dynamic arrays are an internal type of pascal. C doesn't know dynamic
>>> arrays. That it works with delphi is pure luck.
>> Sorry, but pascal dynamic arrays are just pointers.
> Totally wrong. They are a reference counted type.

Yes, but aren't they "just" C-style arrays (i.e. pointers) in the same 
way that ansistrings are "just" pchars?


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