[fpc-pascal] Assigning a result of a method reference
post at joaomorais.com.br
Sun Jun 24 17:20:22 CEST 2007
Michael Van Canneyt wrote:
> On Sat, 23 Jun 2007, Joao Morais wrote:
>> Michael Van Canneyt wrote:
>>> On Sat, 23 Jun 2007, Joao Morais wrote:
>>>> Result := vmetadatamethod;
>>>> the last assignment doesn't compile, the compiler complains that:
>>>> Error: Incompatible types: got "<procedure variable type of
>>>> function:AnsiString of object;Register>" expected "AnsiString"
>>> Result := vmetadatamethod();
>>> Your code does not even compile under Delphi...
>> It compiles and works since (at least) D5 and under fpc's $mode delphi. In
>> this case, the need of the brackets under objfpc can be considered a bug?
>> Should I file a bug report?
> No, it is normal in objfpc mode.
Don't get me wrong but... sure? Afaics the compiler doesn't need to see
the brackets to understand what I mean, so this one sounds a C
convention to me.
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