[fpc-pascal] Records

Jonas Maebe jonas.maebe at elis.ugent.be
Wed Oct 26 10:37:01 CEST 2005

On 26 okt 2005, at 10:11, Micha Nelissen wrote:

>> Because you can't simply compare the memory ranges occupied by  
>> records A and B. They could have different pad bytes (and bits)  
>> but still be the same.
> Isn't the number of pad bytes a property of a type ? So when two  
> vars are of the same type, they also have the same number of pad  
> bytes ?

Yes, but two different variables of the same type could have  
different values for those pad bytes. So you have to compare  
everything but the pad bytes.


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