[fpc-pascal] Variable visibility problem
Michael Van Canneyt
michael at freepascal.org
Wed Jul 12 16:16:05 CEST 2006
On Wed, 12 Jul 2006, Alexandre Leclerc wrote:
> Hi all,
> in Controls.pas there is TControl.SetName(). In a form I made a procedure
> setName: string;
> The compiler complains about: frmMyForm.pas(467,3) Error: Duplicate
> identifier "SetName"
> It should do no problems. But If I want to use SetName of TControl
> then I'll specifically invoke it. Normally the local variable should
> have priority.
> Is it a feature of FPC? :) Or should there be a bug filling on that
> specific issue?
This is not a bug.
Your code will compile in DELPHI mode, but not in FPC mode.
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