[fpc-pascal] Extended, Currency and TDateTime memory layout
marc at dommelstein.net
Sun Aug 8 13:41:32 CEST 2010
Felipe Monteiro de Carvalho wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 6, 2010 at 4:52 PM, Michael Van Canneyt
> <michael at freepascal.org> wrote:
>> Strange, because tkCurrency exists ?
>> A currency is a Int64, which is the currency amount multiplied by 10000.
> Well, apparently Delphi 6 RTTI thinks that it is a float. Check this code:
A currency being a float type makes some sense. IIRC the Comp type was
used to represent currency, a fixed point number with 5 decimals. This
Comp type was defined and calculated in the numeric coprocessor (like
all other floatingpoint types)
Therefore older versions of Delphi see this as float (iirc)
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