[fpc-pascal] readonly variables

Jonas Maebe jonas.maebe at elis.ugent.be
Wed Dec 2 10:52:16 CET 2009

On 02 Dec 2009, at 10:26, Holger Bruns wrote:

> I checked this out. Both Turbo Pascal and fpc reported the same  
> error massage: Variable identifier expected. You simply cannot pass  
> constant values by reference.

Passing a parameter by reference and "var" parameters are not the same  
thing. Const parameters are sometimes passed by reference, and  
sometimes not. Which it is depends on the implementation in the  
compiler and/or on the calling convention.


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