[fpc-pascal] Windows unit and SyncObjs unit clash

Graeme Geldenhuys graemeg.lists at gmail.com
Wed Mar 26 11:57:29 CET 2008

On 26/03/2008, Michael Van Canneyt <michael at freepascal.org> wrote:
> Yes, use fully qualified names.
>  windows.tcriticalsection.
>  syncobjs.tcriticalsection.

That should work....

>  For lower level stuff, you should use TRTLCriticalSection, never TCriticalSection.
>  It has the advantage of being portable.
>  I'm surprised you actually use the windows unit. That is Evil(tm).

The code in question is the tiOPF project which is shared with Delphi
& FPC users. They (Delphi users) are all out of luck with the
cross-platform abilities of FPC, so we have to use what both compilers
support. For Delphi, that would be the 'Windows' unit.

  - Graeme -

fpGUI - a cross-platform Free Pascal GUI toolkit

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